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  1. Sticky Thread All LA Metro Helpful Resources on Finding Schools in LA Metro Area

    Below is a list of helpful links and resources for learning about schools in the LA Metro Area. We'll continue to update this list so that it's as...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-04-2010 05:09 PM
    college admissions, la preschools, la private, la public, los angeles
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  1. All LA Metro Is your child's teacher good enough?

    Most of us focus our energy on picking the right schools for our children, but do we do enough to make sure they have the best teachers? We all know...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-15-2010 07:20 PM
    la elementary, la public, los angeles
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    08-31-2010 06:50 PM Go to last post
  2. All LA Metro Meet L.A.'s most effective teachers -- and find out how your child's teacher performs

    Excerpts from the L.A. Times article:The Los Angeles Unified School District has hundreds of Jaime Escalantes -- teachers who preside over remarkable...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-30-2010 09:38 AM
    la public, los angeles, value-added analysis
    • Replies: 2
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    09-01-2010 08:51 AM Go to last post
  3. All LA Metro Do you think you need friends at your child's school?

    I'm thinking of writing a blog post on the topic of whether moms need friends at their child's school. What do you think? Is it important to be...

    Started by Christina, 09-26-2010 02:57 PM
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    09-27-2010 08:47 AM Go to last post
  4. All LA Metro Who can attend L.A. Unified's $232-million, state-of-the-art arts high school?

    This from the L.A. Times by Howard Blume:You can't miss the distinctive 140-foot stainless steel tower of the city's year-old downtown arts high...

    Started by theschoolboards, 12-27-2010 07:57 AM
    la public, los angeles
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    02-08-2011 09:52 AM Go to last post
  5. All LA Metro L.A. Catholic schools to add 20 days to academic year

    This from the L.A. Times by Mitchell Landsberg:As public school students in Los Angeles adjust to a shorter academic year, Catholic school pupils...

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-28-2011 08:46 AM
    la, la catholic, la private, longer school year
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    02-03-2011 01:41 PM Go to last post
  6. All LA Metro Separate study confirms many Los Angeles Times findings on teacher effectiveness

    This from the L.A. Times by Jason Felch:A study to be released Monday confirms the broad conclusions of a Times' analysis of teacher effectiveness in...

    Started by theschoolboards, 02-07-2011 09:21 AM
    la public, los angeles, teacher evaluations, value-added analysis
    • Replies: 1
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    02-08-2011 10:40 AM Go to last post
  7. All LA Metro LAUSD to remove chocolate, strawberry milk from school

    From the L.A. Times by Howard Blume:Los Angeles schools will remove high-sugar chocolate- and strawberry-flavored milk from their lunch and breakfast...

    Started by theschoolboards, 04-28-2011 09:53 AM
    la public, lausd, los angeles, school nutrition
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    06-15-2011 08:49 AM Go to last post
  8. Westside-Inland Beverly Hills school leaders set a lofty goal: Raise $1 million in one week to stave off cuts

    From the L.A. Times by Howard Blume: Even by Beverly Hills standards, the idea is rich: Raise $1 million in one week to bail out a tiny public...

    Started by theschoolboards, 05-03-2011 08:22 AM
    beverly hills unified, la public, los angeles
    • Replies: 1
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    05-12-2011 08:51 AM Go to last post
  9. All LA Metro LAUSD considers lowering the bar for graduation

    From L.A. Times by Howard Blume: Eight years ago, the Los Angeles Board of Education adopted an ambitious plan to have all students take...

    Started by theschoolboards, 04-18-2012 10:11 AM
    la, la public, lausd
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    04-19-2012 08:40 AM Go to last post
  10. All LA Metro First day of kindergarten - what to expect?

    An excerpt from the blog post by Sandy Eiges, a school placement consultant in L.A.:So here it is, that day you’ve been looking forward to – or maybe...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-31-2010 08:53 AM
    la kindergarten, los angeles
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  11. San Gabriel Valley Altadena petitions to leave PUSD, form its own school district

    This from Pasadena Star-News by Janette Williams:Using the motto "Every Child To And Through College By 2020," a movement to form a breakaway...

    Started by theschoolboards, 10-05-2010 07:45 AM
    los angeles, pasadena
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  12. All LA Metro Settlement limits L.A. teachers' seniority protection

    This from the L.A. Times by Jason Song, Howard Blume and Jason Felch: The Los Angeles Board of Education approved Tuesday what would be a landmark...

    Started by theschoolboards, 10-06-2010 10:50 AM
    education, la public, los angeles
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  13. All LA Metro Milken Educator Award stuns third-grade teacher at Maywood Elementary in L.A.

    This from the L.A. Times by Rick Rojas:The Maywood Elementary Flowers, clad in sky blue shirts and sunflower headbands, performed a song in the...

    Started by theschoolboards, 11-18-2010 11:55 AM
    milken educator award, teachers
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  14. All LA Metro Circle of learning is more than a figure of speech

    This from the L.A. Times by Teresa Watanabe:It's story time at Amelia Earhart Continuation School, a place where high school students who have...

    Started by theschoolboards, 11-28-2010 09:15 AM
    circle of learning, los angeles
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  15. All LA Metro When layoffs come to L.A. schools, performance doesn't count

    This from the L.A. Times by Jason Felch, Jason Song and Doug Smith: John H. Liechty Middle School opened in 2007 in Los Angeles' impoverished...

    Started by theschoolboards, 12-06-2010 09:00 AM
    la public, los angeles, teacher layoffs
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    12-06-2010 09:00 AM Go to last post
  16. Gateway Cities Parents hope to force sweeping changes at McKinley Elementary School in Compton

    This from the L.A. Times by Teresa Watanabe and Howard Blume:Ismenia Guzman frets that her 6-year-old daughter is at least a year behind in reading....

    Started by theschoolboards, 12-07-2010 09:24 AM
    la public, los angeles, mckinley la
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  17. All LA Metro What Happens When a Charter School Fails?

    This from New America Media by Bertha Rodríguez-Santos:California leads the nation in charter school growth this year, according to a report released...

    Started by theschoolboards, 12-13-2010 08:44 AM
    la charter, la public, los angeles
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  18. All LA Metro Charter schools in L.A. Unified to get more special education money

    This from the L.A. Times by Howard Blume: Local charter schools will receive more money to educate disabled students and more freedom from the Los...

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-05-2011 09:56 AM
    la charter, la public, lausd, los angeles
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  19. All LA Metro L.A. school board expected to appoint John Deasy as next superintendent

    This from the L.A. Times by Howard Blume:The Los Angeles Board of Education is expected to vote Tuesday to appoint John Deasy as the next...

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-07-2011 09:28 AM
    john deasy, la public, los angeles
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    01-07-2011 09:28 AM Go to last post
  20. All LA Metro LAUSD Supt. John Deasy expected to resign

    From L.A. Times by Howard Blume: Beleaguered L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy is expected to step down after reaching a settlement with the school...

    Started by theschoolboards, 10-16-2014 11:11 AM
    john deasy, la public, los angeles
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