Friday, October 21, 2011

LAUSD & UTLA CONTRACT Prepare To Negotiate

4LAKids - some of the news that doesn't fit: LAUSD & UTLA CONTRACT: Los Angeles Unified School District & United Teachers Los Angeles Prepare To Negotiate:

LAUSD & UTLA CONTRACT: Los Angeles Unified School District & United Teachers Los Angeles Prepare To Negotiate

Anna Almendrala | The Huffington Post | http://huff.to/o0hUF5 10/21/11 07:19 PM ET - Even though contract negotiations between the United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) union and the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) haven't even been scheduled yet, Superintendent John Deasy's supporters are gearing up for a long fight. On Thursday, the Los Angeles Fund for Public Education sent out

BROWN SHAPES, SIGNS RttT ENTRY: State hopes feds buy different approach

By John Fensterwald - Educated Guess |http://bit.ly/oj4qUL Posted on 10/20/11 • After keeping child education advocates and his own staff in suspense for months, Gov. Jerry Brown approved the state’s application to the federal Race to the Top – Early Learning Challenge on Wednesday – but not before shaping it in a way that will either turn off or intrigue federal officials and competition

A BULWARK AGAINST BAD EATING: Torlakson's new initiative for healthy habits

By John Fensterwald - Educated Guess | http://bit.ly/osI5KV Posted on 10/21/11 • With monster 49ers tackle Bill “Bubba” Paris heading a soccer ball to Brandi Chastain (her idea) and Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson leading elementary school students in San Jose on a lap around the field while still in a suit, Torlakson on Thursday kicked off Team California for Healthy Kids,

THE WEALTHIEST SLIVER

Themes in the News for the week of Oct. 17-21, 2011 by UCLA IDEA | http://bit.ly/oB4m6b 10-21-2011 - Some California schools have very fine facilities and learning resources. Consider the high schools with 12 students in a class; experienced teachers with Ph.D.s teaching advanced placement and honors classes; fully stocked libraries; cutting-edge technology in science laboratories; access to

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