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LA School Report | June 4, 2015



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Parents at South LA school demand principal to step down
Parents say they and their students have been mistreated and verbally abused by Brenda Grady for years. CBS Los Angeles


Ed chair’s facility bond fails passage in Senate
Sen. Carol Liu’s bill received support from all 27 Democrats in the upper house but failed to garner one Republican vote – all that was needed. SI&A Cabinet Report


Preschools to receive arts education boost under federal program
An expansion of a federal arts education program announced Wednesday will pump additional resources into some of California’s struggling schools. KPCC


Teen pregnancy is still a problem 
Are online schools a better option for teen moms – or just a high-tech version of schools that once hid pregnant girls from shame? Hechinger Report


Students step up to the plate with Anti-Gang Challenge
The Orange County Gang Reduction and Intervention Partnership identified at-risk students in January based on performance in school. Orange County Register


‘I want to give my students access to the world’
Lovelyn Marquez-Prueher is the recipient of the 2014 LA County Teacher of the Year award and the 2015 recipient of the California Teacher of the Year award. Ed Source

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