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Morning Read: Resisting Reconstitution

Hillel Aron | October 5, 2012

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South LA Schools Team Up To Fight Reconstitution
The two South LA schools [Dorsey, Crenshaw] joined forces and organized a public meeting tonight to inform Crenshaw parents and students about the district’s effort to reform underachieving schools. KPCC

4 In Alleged Soccer Team Hazing File Claims Against School District
Four teenagers who say they were sexually hazed by soccer players at La Puente High School filed legal claims against the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District on Thursday. LA Times

LAUSD Students Can Win iPads, Cars For Perfect Attendance
Beginning this month and extending until May, students with perfect attendance will qualify for monthly drawings for prizes. High school students with no absences during their senior year will have the chance to win one of the two cars being given away by Clear Channel Media. Daily News


Police Pepper Spray Breaks Up Fight At Narbonne High School
A fistfight between two girls that drew a crowd of onlookers ends abruptly when a school police officer shoots pepper spray into the air, forcing 47 students to seek medical help, officials say. LA Times

LAUSD’s Tablet Plan Doesn’t Compute
An LA Times editorial dismisses Deasy’s plan as merely “a notion,” devoid of specifics. “Despite the lack of details, Deasy is forging ahead with a request for “conceptual approval.” The school board will discuss the matter next week, and the bond oversight committee will consider it the following week.” LA Times Editorial 

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