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Moving beyond a single measure of a school
The State Board of Education is seizing the chance to redefine student achievement and reframe how schools are held accountable for performance. Ed Source

Editorial: Mayor Eric Garcetti’s silence on L.A. issues helps no one
Averse to controversy and hesitant to take sides, Garcetti has often avoided staking out positions on divisive issues over his 19-month tenure. Los Angeles Times

Grant to promote arts education
The U.S. Department of Education awarded LMU’s Family of Schools and LAUSD with a $1,165,629 grant. The Los Angeles Loyolan

History curriculum update delayed by interest groups
California has not revised its history and social studies standards since 1998. SI&A Cabinet Report

As Common Core Testing Is Ushered In, Parents and Students Opt Out
Almost every state has an “opt out” movement. New York Times

Contentious teacher-related policies moving from legislatures to the courts
The nation’s most contentious battles over the teaching profession are shifting from legislative arenas to the courts. The Washington Post

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