Morning Read: Why did Kayser cancel 2 candidate debates?
LA School Report | January 28, 2015
Why did LAUSD board member Bennett Kayser pull out of two debates?
The affable, soft-spoken Kayser is the number one ally of the teacher’s union, UTLA, and was the number one critic of Superintendent Deasy. LA Weekly
Rural communities struggle to provide after-school programs
School officials in rural districts say there is a shortage of programs in their communities. Ed Source
Sis boom ‘rah’: Law would label cheering as school sport
State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez thinks it’s time cheerleaders get the same respect and support as other high school athletes. SI&A Cabinet Report
Study finds pro-charter school arguments are more convincing
Groups against the expansion of charter schools may need to find new talking points. Huffington Post
Harvard buys up water rights in drought-hit CA wine country
Harvard University has quietly become one of the biggest grape growers in California’s drought-stricken Paso Robles wine region. Reuters