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LA School Report | October 23, 2015

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Who might head LA Unified after Cortines?
What type of person would the next superintendent be? And who would want a job that presents almost insurmountable challenges?
Los Angeles Times, by Howard Blume

DOE to schools: You must teach all students, regardless of legal status
The Edu­ca­tion De­part­ment just is­sued a subtle re­mind­er to edu­cat­ors across the coun­try: Re­gard­less of cit­izen­ship or im­mig­ra­tion status, all stu­dents are leg­ally en­titled to edu­ca­tion in the United States.
National Journal, by Emily DeRuy

Report calls for big changes in educating state’s English learners
Researchers studying a group of California school districts are highly critical of the state’s system for providing services to English language learners.
EdSource, by John Fensterwald

When students become patients, privacy suffers
Weaknesses in state and federal laws have left patient privacy vulnerable when students receive medical treatment on campus.
Chronicle of Higher Education/ProPublica, by Charles Ornstein

Professors, students gather to talk issues affecting undocumented students
Students, academics, and community organizers will gather Friday, Oct. 23, at UC Riverside to discuss issues affecting undocumented students in higher education.
Riverside Press-Enterprise, by Alejandra Molina

Pre-K literacy key to English language learner reclassification, study finds
English language-learners who enter kindergarten with a basic grasp of academic language are more likely over time to be reclassified as former ELLs.
Education Week, by Corey Mitchell

LAUSD allocates $5M to prepare schools for El Nino
The Los Angeles Unified School District has allocated $5 million to make necessary school repairs in preparation for El Nino.
ABC-7, by Adrienne Bankert

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