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Morning Read: State of the Schools

Hillel Aron | August 9, 2012

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• John Deasy’s State of the Schools Speech: The LAUSD superintendent just made a speech in front of principals and administrators. KPCC was live-blogging the affair, while the Daily News’ Barbara Jones was live-tweeting. CBS also had a preview.

• Teacher From Freeway Chase Pleads Not Guilty to Molestation Charges: PE teacher Kip Richard Arnold, 51, was arraigned yesterday. Now an adult, the woman reported the incident to Bell Police on July 5. KPCC

• Charter School to Share Analytical Tools Nationwide: California-based Aspire Public Schools says it is working on a tool for analyzing school performance, and will make it freely available to any public school that wants it. Charters and Choice

• Nevada Hits NCLB Waiver Jackpot: That leaves just three states — including California — still waiting for approval from Washington, along with a baker’s dozen who haven’t bothered to apply. EdWeek

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