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Morning Read: Parents lining up against principal at LAUSD school

LA School Report | June 19, 2015



Woman says dozens of parents sign petition asking for removal of principal
The parent of a student at a Maywood school says dozens of parents have signed a petition asking the district to remove the school’s head. CBS Los Angeles


Commentary: Why we need to keep iPads out of the classroom
People think tech will magically solve education’s problems—they’re wrong. Time


Zuckerberg announces $5 million donation to scholarships for immigrants
Facebook CEO’s donation to provide scholarships to undocumented students in San Francisco Bay Area. Wall Street Journal


More green space, less noise linked to better learning
A growing body of research shows a relationship between the physical environment of schools and student achievement. Seattle Times


Robert Reich: Elites are waging war on public education
The former secretary of labor on the racket of for-profit colleges and the unfair burden on America’s teachers. Salon


Teachers in L.A., across California file complaints against virtual academy
Teachers in Los Angeles County and throughout California filed scathing complaints Thursday against a statewide virtual school system. San Gabriel Valley Tribune

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