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LA School Report | May 28, 2015

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The case for starting sex education in kindergarten
By law, all primary school students in the Netherlands must receive some form of sexuality education. The system allows for flexibility in how it’s taught. PBS

LAUSD to pay $4.42 million in 3 Pacoima molestation lawsuits
The lawsuits alleged the district was negligent in its supervision of former teacher Paul Chapel, who was sentenced in 2012 to 25 years in prison. City News Service

Ongoing issues face new LAUSD technology chief
Shahryar Khazei succeeds Ron Chandler, the district’s last chief information officer, who resigned abruptly last year. KPCC

Bill to deter, study recycled tires in artificial turf facing critical vote
LA Unified and New York City’s Department of Parks and Recreation already banning the use of recycled tires for turf. San Mateo Daily Journal

Many students in Silicon Valley community not reading by 3rd grade
In San Mateo County, 43 percent of 3rd-graders are falling behind in reading, according to standardized test scores. Ed Source

Teachers Of All Races Are More Likely To Punish Black Students
Many studies suggest that implicit bias, not white supremacist intentions on the part of individuals, plays a role at nearly every stage. Huffington Post

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