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LA School Report | July 24, 2015

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Carl Schafer works to get CA to enforce its own arts education law
Carl Schafer has spent the last three years lobbying to get arts instruction to every student in the state. KPCC

Finally some help from the feds on ELL with disabilities
The special education system in many schools is plagued by over- or under-representation of different ethnic groups or genders. SI&A Cabinet Report

Evaluating teachers: Precise but irrelevant metrics?
It’s not controversial to argue that some teachers are more skilled or effective than others. Hechinger Report

Career Pathways Trust allowing students to explore the universe
Eight high school students are spending the summer helping scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. EdSource

Survey: Teachers spend $500 a year of their own money on supplies
Teacher verification provider SheerID and Agile Education Marketing today released the results of an annual survey. The Journal

Education groups urge Congress to finish the job on No Child Left Behind
Ten national education groups on Wednesday urged Congress to move quickly to finalize revisions to No Child Left Behind. Washington Post

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