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Morning Read: Next chapter in LAUSD charter wars

LA School Report | January 13, 2016

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L.A. school board finds unity in opposing charter plan
The Los Angeles Board of Education found common ground by offering its first public opposition to a controversial $490-million charter schools proposal.
Los Angeles Times, by Zahira Torres

Backers amend Prop. 30 initiative to meet governor’s demand
As amended, revenue from continuing Prop. 30 after 2018 would be subject to diversion to the state’s rainy day fund.
EdSource, by John Fensterwald

Mpls. school board rejects Paez for superintendent job
The Minneapolis school district is without a superintendent candidate. In a dramatic reversal, the school board dumped Sergio Paez as its choice to lead the district.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune, by By Alejandra Matos

Website tracks state’s progress in providing adult education
California’s experiment in rethinking adult education can now be monitored through a website created by the Legislative Analyst’s Office.
EdSource, by Susan Frey

Feds remain mostly mum about transition to ESSA
Officials at the U.S. Department of Education conceded Tuesday it might be some time before details about transitioning to the Every Student Succeeds Act can be developed.
Cabinet Report, by Tom Chorneau

An experiment in teacher training
Teacher training programs have new competition from an array of outside-of-academia organizations.
Hechinger Report, by Nichole Dobo

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