Tuesday, September 23, 2014

9-23-14 LA School Report - What's Really Going on Inside LAUSD

LA School Report - What's Really Going on Inside LAUSD (Los Angeles Unified School District):


Study finds online literacy gap reflects family income
Study finds online literacy gap reflects family income A new study confirms conventional thinking, that an online literacy gap is emerging among students in America, with lower-income students lagging behind their more affluent peers in the ability to navigate the Internet and use it to enhance their studies. According to the New York Times, the study, led by Donald J. Leu at the University of Con
LA’s first ‘Summer of Learning’ touted as success
LA’s first ‘Summer of Learning’ touted as success With around 50,000 students participating, the first Los Angeles Summer of Learning is being hailed as a success by officials involved with the program. Modeled after a similar program launched last year in Chicago, Summer of Learning provided access for LA Unified students to 100 learning opportunities, online and in person, at LA parks, libraries

LIVESTREAM of the Curriculum and Instruction meeting today
LIVESTREAM of the Curriculum and Instruction meeting today The LAUSD Curriculum and Instruction committee will meet today at 4:00 p.m. In addition to a variety of items on the agenda and in the supporting committee materials, an update on the MiSiS project will be presented. For the meeting agenda, click here. There are five supporting materials for the meeting: California Emerging Technology fund


Teachers union hiring 6 in ‘groundbreaking’ plan to organize
Teachers union hiring 6 in ‘groundbreaking’ plan to organize Alex Caputo-Pearl, President of UTLA During his first State of the Union speech at the United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) leadership conference last week, President Alex Caputo-Pearl promised that the union was “gearing up for this fight” as he works to negotiate a new contract with LA Unified. Near the end of his remarks, as if to prove

After early influx, lines dwindling at LA Unified’s immigrant center
After early influx, lines dwindling at LA Unified’s immigrant center LA Unified’s Immigrant Guidance Assessment & Placement Center saw long lines when it opened its doors in August, but concerns that the influx of students would be a problem for the district to handle appear unfounded. During its first month of operation following the summer recess, the center processed 360 children from Aug.

Morning Read: Deasy faces board review as controversies abound
Morning Read: Deasy faces board review as controversies abound Amid controversies, school board to weigh superintendent’s performance After weathering a solid year of criticism for his controversial iPad program, taking a high-profile position in a case against teacher tenure and now dealing with the fallout of an irksome new attendance system, LAUSD superintendent John Deasy is about face the sch

9-22-14 LA School Report - What's Really Going on Inside LAUSD
LA School Report - What's Really Going on Inside LAUSD (Los Angeles Unified School District): Morning Read: Teacher dismissal bill may further muddy processMorning Read: Teacher dismissal bill may further muddy process Teacher dismissal bill may add complexity not simplify Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation in late June with the goal of expediting the process of dismissing teachers for egregious




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