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LA School Report | May 13, 2015

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CA teachers, community colleges know what to do with extra state funds
On Thursday morning, Gov. Jerry Brown is set to unveil an updated budget proposal for the next fiscal year. KPCC

In L.A. Unified races, both union and charter school backers target iPads
Charter-school backers and the teachers union are on opposite sides in next week’s Los Angeles school board elections. Los Angeles Times

Is the classroom a stressful place? Thousands of teachers say yes
A new survey of more than 30,000 U.S. teachers finds that most of them report high levels of stress. Washington Post

School districts start receiving early results on Smarter Balanced tests
While most students are in the middle of taking the new Common Core-aligned tests, some early results are starting to trickle into districts. Ed Source

Public Schools Fund, under de Blasio, is struggling to lure wealthy donors
The fund, which raised an average of $29 million a year over the last decade, has raised just $18 million this fiscal year. New York Times

Report: Atlanta cheating scandal affects students district-wide in tests
The study used a test erasure analysis data which revealed that over 7,064 students districtwide. iSchoolGuide

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