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Morning Read: Supporters fight for LAUSD’s preschool program

LA School Report | April 3, 2015

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Los Angeles Unified considers killing preschool program
A proposal to eliminate a popular LA Unified preschool program for low-income families drew the ire of more than 100 people Thursday. KPCC

The Snap2School application rewards students who get to class on time

Snap2School works by rewarding attendance with prizes such as tickets to amusement parks, free clothes and other prizes. LA Sentinel

The lost children of Katrina

A decade after the hurricane, New Orleans grapples with the effects of missed schooling, mass displacement. The Hechinger Report

Commentary: What the ‘thoughtless’ N.Y. government just did to teachers
The New York State legislature celebrated the Eve of April Fools by making a bad teacher evaluation system even worse. Washington Post

How schools can lower suspension rates and raise graduation rates
Why aren’t traditional school discipline policies working? The Hechinger Report

District pulls Vietnamese textbook amid criticism that it’s pro-Communist
The book and textbook were being used in a nine-week pilot program. Orange County Register

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