Morning Read: Day of Atonement
Time to Get Schooled: My Conversation With LAUSD’S John Deasy LA Magazine editor Mary Melton sat down with Superintendent Deasy. LA Mag Triumph Charter High Must Recruit Students to Sun Valley Campus, or Close Triumph Charter High may be forced to close because of low enrollment after relocating this year from Sylmar to Sun Valley, campus...
By Hillel Aron | September 26, 2012
Morning Read: Deasy Pushes Tablets
LAUSD’s Plan to Fund New Technology LAUSD: Noting that within three years the State is scheduled to administer its tests electronically – no more paper and pencil – Deasy said the time is now for the District to greatly expand its digital access and capabilities. Calif. Poised to Spotlight ELLs Stalled in Schools EdWeek: California is poised to...
By Hillel Aron | September 20, 2012
Morning Read: This Ain’t Chicago
Slim chance for teachers strike in L.A., officials say LA Times: Few observers expect tensions over performance reviews to ignite a strike in Los Angeles, as it did in Chicago, because of myriad differences in conditions surrounding the two cities’ school districts. Group w/ties to Koch Bros drops $4 million on Prop 32 SF Chronicle: Look what just...
By Hillel Aron | September 17, 2012
Morning Read: No Contest
• Fired LAUSD teacher pleads no-contest to molesting 13 students: Paul Chapel III, a former teacher at Telfair Elementary school, will serve 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to 13 out of 28 charges. Daily News • Cal State University to enroll more out-of-state and international students: The move will save money, since California students payer lower tuition rates. KPCC...
By Hillel Aron | August 21, 2012
Morning Read: Reading Is My Rifle
• The Marine Corps is reaching out to Los Angeles educators in an effort to improve the Corps’ access to students on high school campuses. LA Times • Villaraigosa says he might want to run for Governor when his term is up — a good reminder that there’s going to be a new Mayor next year. LA Times...
By Hillel Aron | August 1, 2012