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LA School Report | September 30, 2015

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Former L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa endorses charter expansion effort
“I would support any effort to expand high-quality education,” Villaraigosa said. “So I could certainly support that.” Los Angeles Times, by Howard Blume

California denied renewal of federal funding for charter schools
This will be the first time California, the state with the largest number of charters, has been shut out of federal funding in two decades. EdSource, by John Fensterwald

Judge may allow lawsuit over alleged 1999 Highland Park molestation
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Richard Fruin said he wanted to take the case under submission before making a final ruling. City News Service

This high school makes every student take AP classes
Los Angeles Unified has joined a number of districts nationwide that are pushing to open access to AP classes. Los Angeles Times, by Sonali Kohli

Lawsuit says California budget violates school funding guarantee
California school boards want a judge to force changes to the June state budget that would provide more money for schools. Sacramento Bee, by Jim Miller

Clinton endorsement divides teachers union
State officials and rank-and-file members plan to protest upcoming vote to endorse Hillary Clinton. Politico, by Annie Karni

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