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LA School Report | November 24, 2014

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Huge settlement in sex abuse case has LAUSD rethinking reforms
The district approved paying the staggering sum of more than $139 million to alleged victims of former Miramonte Elementary teacher Mark Berndt. Los Angeles Times

Ryan Smith: Organizing for equity
Smith, 33, arrived at Ed Trust-West after directing education programs and policy for the United Way of Greater Los Angeles. Ed Source

Recent immigrants enthusiastic about American schools
Education is a top priority among Latinos living in the United States, according to a recent survey. Los Angeles Daily News

States get federal running room on teacher-equity plans
The Obama administration’s plan to help boost the equitable distribution of teachers appears to give states a lot of running room. Education Week

Time-out: schools reconsider recess as a tool for discipline
Concerns over taking recess away from misbehaving students continue to mount. SI&A Cabinet Report

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