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LA School Report | November 16, 2015

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New era near for No Child Left Behind
Congress is expected to take up a long overdue rewrite of the federal K-12 law, but passing the revamped version won’t be easy.
US News & World Report, by By Lauren Camera

Laurene Powell Jobs launches college-support program in Watts
Her organization, College Track, announced last week it will support dozens of students attending Jordan High School in Watts.
Los Angeles Times, by Howard Blume

Op-Ed: How to solve the LAUSD puzzle
Education experts, parents, teachers, students and others discuss what the district’s priorities should be.
Los Angeles Times

LA charter debate offers opportunity 
In the highly polarized debate over charter schools, many of the most important and complex issues do not receive the attention they warrant and deserve.
EdSource, by By Pedro Noguera

Teacher walk of fame expanding to Village at Westfield Topanga
Thanks to the Walk of Hearts Foundation, 50 plaques embedded in the sidewalks along Sherman Way between Alabama Avenue and Topanga Canyon Boulevard designate the Walk of Fame for Exceptional Educators.
Los Angeles Daily News, By Greg Wilcox

PTA survey finds parents still in the dark on new testing
A survey of parents reasonably engaged in their children’s schooling found a majority still had little or no understanding of the new assessment system.
Cabinet Report, by by Tom Chorneau

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