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Morning Read: State vs. Feds, Brown vs. Obama on testing

Craig Clough | March 11, 2015

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CA vs. feds on student testing back in play
State officials acknowledged Tuesday sidetracking a request to be excused from federal accountability mandates. SI&A Cabinet Report

For parents, a new way to view test scores
The vocabulary has changed, and so have the numbers and the format for state testing. Ed Source

Proposal to reopen abandoned campus in Woodland Hills has some reeling
A proposal to reopen an abandoned campus in the San Fernando Valley that would serve 500 high school students has some residents upset. CBS Los Angeles

Beverly Hills school board president steps down following arrest
The president of the Beverly Hills Unified school board “stepped down temporarily” following his arrest for allegedly pushing a female neighbor to the ground. Patch

Alton F. Ballard, Tuskegee Airman and LAUSD teacher, dead at 94
After leaving the military, he was an elementary school teacher and assistant principal in the Los Angeles Unified School District. City News Service

Here’s proof that L.A. is one of America’s worst-run cities
The website WalletHub analyzed how efficiently 65 major U.S. cities spend taxpayers’ money on education, police and parks and recreation. LA Weekly

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