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LA School Report | September 21, 2015

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Teachers union holds protest outside Broad museum on opening day
Before art aficionados could get their first look inside Eli Broad’s new museum Sunday morning, they got an angry earful on the outside from teachers. Los Angeles Times

LAUSD teacher says he spelled out ‘N-word’ during history lecture
A teacher temporarily suspended says he referred to the polarizing term during a history lesson in January to underscore racial hatred. City News Service

Districts urged to close diversity gap between teachers and students
A new report is urging urban school districts to put more energy into ensuring that educators reflect the racial and ethnic backgrounds of their students. EdSource

Civic group asks for outside committee on L.A. superintendent search
School board President Steve Zimmer did not commit to the idea but said he would put the matter before the full board. Los Angeles Times

Why Catholics are fighting each other over the Common Core standards
In recent years, many Catholic dioceses have adopted the Core standards in math and English Language Arts. Washington Post

Who’s funding Kevin Johnson’s secret government?
The mayor is accused of employing people who used Sacramento city government titles and worked out of City Hall but in fact worked for charter school groups. Deadspin

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