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State education report calls for sweeping reforms in teacher evaluation Daily News: The California Department of Education on Monday released a comprehensive new report calling for sweeping reforms in the way teachers are recruited, trained, mentored and evaluated.

Far-reaching plan to strengthen teaching in California EdSource: Some of the ideas are bold and will be controversial…Others will sound familiar.

Labor, management collaboration key to teacher reform SI&A Cabinet Report:  Ushering in what is being called a new era of education reform in California, top administrators, teachers, political and labor leaders said Monday they are willing to work together to implement suggestions for bettering the state’s schools.

LA City Officials, LAUSD Launch Program To Keep Students Out Of Court CBS: Los Angeles city officials teamed up with the Los Angeles Unified School District to launch a new program Monday that aims to reduce juvenile misconduct on Metro buses. The Transit Juvenile Diversion Program puts schools in charge of disciplining students who smoke, eat, drink, litter or avoid paying fares.

School bond measures among a sea of tax hikes San Gabriel Valley Tribune:  Los Angeles Unified School District passed five bond measures in 13 years, selling $20 billion in bonds that will cost about $40 billion to pay off.

New school opens in Porter Ranch Los Angeles Daily News: LAUSD School superintendent John Deasy checks out the new Porter Ranch Community School. The school, designed by architect R. L. Binder was designed to fit into the Porter Ranch neighborhood.

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