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LA School Report | December 1, 2014

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Stanford teams with teacher union CTA to train for Common Core
Stanford University is joining with CTA to prepare schools for new learning goals that will change the way California students are taught and tested. Los Angeles Times

Sam Walton’s granddaughter has plans to fix public education
Carrie Walton Penner is arguably the most powerful force in the charter school movement. Forbes

Positive discipline gets boost in district plans
Many California school districts appear to be ramping up investments in positive approaches to discipline. Ed Source

Language in Action program helps English learners move forward
The Language in Action program is offered at 59 schools throughout the Los Angeles Unified School District. Los Angeles Times

Mexico vacations for students are almost non-existent now
Recent news reports of violence are discouraging travel to Mexico. KPCC

L.A. Unified to offer students Chromebooks in addition to iPads
Los Angeles school officials want to give schools more choices in equipping students with new computers. Los Angeles Times

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