Morning Read: Nonprofit forming to lead LAUSD charter expansion
Craig Clough | November 18, 2015
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Nonprofit is formed to advance charter-school plan in Los Angeles area
Backers of a plan to greatly expand successful charters and other high-quality public schools in the LA area have formed a nonprofit organization.
Los Angeles Times, by Howard Blume
Low-income students ask educators to believe they can succeed
A statewide coalition of students from low-income families are posting statements on Twitter and Facebook that are both poignant and backed by research.
EdSource, by By Jane Meredith Adams
How L.A.’s teachers are talking about Paris
students throughout Southern California came to school Monday morning with a few questions about the Paris attacks.
Los Angeles Times, by Sonali Kohli
Mark Zuckerberg on philanthropy: Move slowly and build things
“I’d say that we’re trying to help people” rather than disrupt philanthropy, Zuckerberg said in an exclusive interview with The Associated Press.
Associated Press, by Brandon Bailey
Calls mount to remove metal detectors from NYC schools
A student has not been shot in a New York City school in 13 years, a heartening statistic in an era of commonplace school massacres.
Associated Press, by Jonathan Lemire
United Way looks at real cost of family life in 2015
Families with young children are particularly hard hit, with 58 percent earning less than what the study figures it costs.
Modesto Bee, by Nan Austin