Sunday, February 2, 2014

4LAKids - some of the news that doesn't fit 2-2-14

4LAKids - some of the news that doesn't fit:

INVITATION: An LAUSD Briefing on the NCLB/ESEA Waiver granted to CORE Districts
by e-Mail Please join Dr. John Deasy, Superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 from 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. for an important briefing on the NCLB/ESEA waiver that was granted to districts who are members of the California Office to Reform Education (CORE). This is an opportunity to hear the District’s perspective on the new federal waiver and

How We Teach Kids To Cheat On Tests
  By Vicki Abeles from Valerie Strauss’ Answer Sheet/The Washington Post | February 2 at 10:00 am  ::  Here is a piece about a cheating scandal in Wisconsin that speaks to a much larger problem about how and why kids cheat on tests. It was written by Vicki Abeles, a filmmaker, attorney and advocate for students and education. She is the

Nine Lausd Schools Compete In Healthy-Cooking Contest
By Brenda Gazzar, Los Angeles Daily News | LAUSD "Cooking Up Change" culinary competition for high school students held at LA Trade Technical College. First place winners from Manual Arts High School are Jenifer Mendez, left ,and Kimberly Sanchez. BBQ Chicken Pizza, Spicy Bean Dip and Tropical Burst salad. (Thurs. Jan 30, 2014 Photo by Brad Graverson/The Daily Breez
El Camino, Marshall #1 & #2 In Lausd Aca-Deca Super Quiz, A Tie In La County Super Quiz, Irvine Uni High Wins Jpl Science Bowl
El Camino Real Charter High School wins LAUSD Super Quiz By The LA Times Staff  | The citywide academic decathlon Super Quiz took place Saturday at the Roybal Learning Center in downtown L.A. (Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles Times / February 1, 2014) February 1, 2014, 9:44 p.m.  ::  El Camino Real Charter High School won the Los Angeles Unified School
4LAKids - some of the news that doesn't fit 2-1-14
4LAKids - some of the news that doesn't fit:4LAKIDS - SOME OF THE NEWS THAT DOESN'T FIT  IS THE AMERICAN SCHOOL SYSTEM DAMAGING OUR KIDS? Education has become an American institution—of the worst kind.By Peter Gray from / Also published in Reader's Digest Magazine January 2014 | Parents send their children to school with the best of intentions, believing that formal