Thursday, May 29, 2014

4LAKids - some of the news that doesn't fit 5-29-14

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

$9 Billion State School Construction Bond Moves Towards November Ballot
By John Fensterwald | EdSource Today The proposed $9 billion bond measure would include $6 billion for K-12 districts to renovate and build new school facilities. Source: Flickr May 28th, 2014 ::  The Assembly Appropriations Committee has finally put a dollar figure to a school construction bond measure that it wants to place on the November ballot: $9 billion. Voter

Frustrated La School Board Members’ Message To Administrators: Provide Detailed Arts Budget
Mary Plummer | Pass / Fail | 89.3 KPCC Mary Plummer/KPCC | School board members Steve Zimmer and Monica Ratliff during an April 29, 2014 school board committee meeting. May 28th, 2014, 3:58pm  ::  Los Angeles Unified School board members on Tuesday repeatedly called for more information on how administrators are providing arts education, saying they've been largely shut

Staying power of LAUSD Supt. John Deasy's policies could be affected by who wins seat on Board of Education by Howard Blume, LA Times | May 28, 2014 |  9:59 PM  ::  The Los Angeles teachers union and a powerful group of civic leaders are sitting out Tuesday's key race for a seat on the Board of Education in what has become a spirited, wide-open contest among seven
Kayser Introduces Motion To Re-Appoint Stuart Magruder To The Oversight Committee
by email from the office of LAUSD boardmember Bennett Kayser May 28, 2014 4:51 PM  ::  In the name of independence, citizen volunteers and an informed LAUSD bond oversite committee, we have submitted the language below for first hearing at the 6/10 Reg Bd mtg and for action at the 6/17 Special Board Mtg. Mr. Kayser- Reappointment of Mr. Magruder to the School Construction Bond Oversight

4LAKids - some of the news that doesn't fit 5-27-14
4LAKids - some of the news that doesn't fit: School Librarians A Rare Find In California Public SchoolsBy Lillian Mongeau, Ed Source | School librarian Shannon Englebrecht reminds Tori Reese, 8, that she has several books overdue.Englebrecht allows students at Charles Drew Preparatory Academy, a public school in San Francisco, to check out as many books as they want. Credit: