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LA School Report | December 12, 2014

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San Francisco to offer ethnic studies at all of its 19 high schools
The San Francisco school board voted unanimously on Tuesday to require all of the city’s 19 public high schools to offer ethnic studies courses. Huffington Post

Districts want to highlight retirees’ costs
The coalition isn’t asking for the state to pick up a bigger share of the expense, recognizing that won’t happen. Ed Source

Funding to expand schools’ high-speed internet
The FCC voted to increase funding to expand the Internet capacity for an additional 40 million students in 100,000 schools nationwide. Ed Source

CA loses out on Obama preschool grants
The Golden State was not among the winners of a large $226 million preschool expansion grant announced Wednesday by President Obama. SI&A Cabinet Report

Teacher: The day I knew for sure I was burned out
I burned out after teaching for five years at a high school in a very low-income neighborhood. Washington Post

LAUSD magnet school employee investigated for ‘alleged misconduct’
Police Thursday were investigating an employee at a nationally ranked LAUSD magnet school. CBS Los Angeles

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