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LA School Report | August 19, 2015

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State lawmakers seeking greater oversight of clean jobs program
An Associated Press report found that a fraction of the promised jobs have been created. Associated Press

LAUSD preschooler cries on TV when reporters asks about missing his mom
The first day of school is tough for everyone. It doesn’t make it any easier when you’re asked to talk about missing your mom on live television. Huffington Post

Jefferson High has smooth start after last year’s chaos
Last year’s technical debacle dominated news of the opening of school. Los Angeles Times

Military children more likely to carry guns and use drugs, study finds
The results fall in line with previous work showing that children from military families are at higher risk of suicide and depression. Los Angeles Times

Giving parents more tools to evaluate sex education
A bill that would expand upon a parent’s rights to information about health and sex education is pending before a Senate budget committee. SI&A Cabinet Report

The only thing missing from this early learning class is nap time
Today was the first day of class for a new Los Angeles Unified School District program called expanded transitional kindergarten. Los Angeles Times

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