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LA School Report | August 12, 2015

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State delays releasing Common Core-aligned test scores until September
Officials say they want to take extra care to make sure everything is accurate and complete before the official release in September. EdSource

LA schools urged to shift football practices to early morning due to heat 
The rush to avoid heat stroke is spreading from Texas west, as an oppressive heat wave prepares to lay siege to the Los Angeles area. USA Today

Former teacher accused of having sex with students
Michelle Yeh, 28, was set to be arraigned Wednesday in Long Beach, Calif., on multiple felony and misdemeanor charges. Q13 Fox

Cortines calls for unity in annual L.A. school district address
The annual address was probably Cortines’ last as superintendent, but also his first since the 83-year-old veteran schools chief returned from retirement. Los Angeles Times

Teach for America sees another big drop in accepted corps members
TFA received over 44,000 applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Last year, the organization received just over 50,000 applications. Huffington Post

The coddling of the American mind
In the name of emotional well-being, college students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like. The Atlantic

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