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LA School Report | June 15, 2015



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Parent trigger dispute over Anaheim school heads to trial
The Anaheim City School Board and district leaders have been at odds with parents at Palm Lane Elementary School. Ed Source


Common Core tests largely over; now comes the wait for scores
The massive effort to assess the students in grades three through eight and eleven using the new standardized tests is practically over. KPCC


Flood of new scorers could pose problems for Common Core
Standardized test scoring, the kind done by human beings when written answers are required, is a mysterious, mostly hidden activity. Washington Post


More states begin embracing play as foundation of kindergarten
Minnesota, Washington and Maryland are starting to train teachers on the significance of “purposeful play.” New York Times


Education reforms spur N.Y. lobbying ‘arms race’
Education policy is big business for lobbyists in New York state. USA Today


UC may add only a few hundred students this fall, Napolitano say
Across the country, public universities have felt the impact of years of cuts in state assistance. Los Angeles Times

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