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Teachers' Union Fights Parent Trigger Laws in California
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Teachers' Union Fights Parent Trigger Laws in California

When a school is failing, it seems reasonable that parents can effect change in that school. In California, the Parent Trigger law enables parents to overhaul a school if it is failing their children.

10/21/2013
Common Core Takes Over in LAUSD
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Common Core Takes Over in LAUSD

Last week, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) debated the funding of Common Core, deciding to delay approval on the proposed $113 million implementation budget. The board waited a week to decide, over the objections of board members who wanted the approval as rushed as the rest of Common Core has been.

09/18/2013
Participation Trophy Madness: New Cars For Perfect School Attendance?!?
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Participation Trophy Madness: New Cars For Perfect School Attendance?!?

As has to be pointed out with so many news stories these days, this is not satire.Graduating senior Vanessa Umana expected to leave last Friday's commencement ceremony at Francis Polytechnic High School with a diploma, a few photos and some wonderful memories.

06/13/2013