Friday, June 27, 2014

Dear Teacher: Shut Up or I'll Starve Your Children | Clemsy's Corner

Dear Teacher: Shut Up or I'll Starve Your Children | Clemsy's Corner:





Yesterday a teacher friend in Indiana, let's call her Cassandra, became a victim of one of the unintended consequences of education reform in America. (Or maybe it's an intended consequence. As Lily Tomlin said, "No matter how cynical you become, it's never enough to keep up.") The student numbers in her program were manipulated downward until her position was no longer necessary, so she was "riffed." That's corporate slang for the euphemism "Reduction in Force," formerly known as getting "downsized" or "laid off" and, back in the honest days, getting "fired."

But the plan, as seems to be common knowledge, is to move her out and a friend of the administrator in. Those students manipulated out, will be manipulated back in this fall. In Indiana, the teachers union has been emasculated and tenure all but eliminated. This teacher has been an activist against the current wave of what is called education "reform." There is a strong suspicion this played a roll in her firing because all the evidence that she was being unfairly treated was presented to the powers that be in her district to no avail.

Cassandra is a victim of nepotism. Nepotism is a form of corruption. Nepotism is just one of the many reasons labor unions were formed and continue to be necessary.

Cassandra had been teaching for eight years. She's a single mom.

That should send a powerful message to her colleagues, no? "Shut up. Your ability to feed and house your children is Dear Teacher: Shut Up or I'll Starve Your Children | Clemsy's Corner:

SBE Agenda for July 2014 - State Board of Education (CA Dept of Education)

SBE Agenda for July 2014 - State Board of Education (CA Dept of Education):



SBE Agenda for July 2014

Agenda for the California State Board of Education (SBE) meeting on July 9-10, 2014.



State Board Members
  • Michael W. Kirst, President
  • Ilene W. Straus, Vice President
  • Sue Burr
  • Carl Cohn
  • Bruce Holaday
  • Aida Molina
  • Patricia A. Rucker
  • Niki Sandoval
  • Trish Williams
  • Jesse Y. Zhang, Student Member
  • Vacancy
Secretary & Executive Officer
  • Hon. Tom Torlakson
Executive Director
  • Karen Stapf Walters

The Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF Permanent Regulations) Item 11 will be heard
on Thursday, July 10, 2014, commencing at 8:30 a.m.
Spanish translators and headsets will be available for Item 11 regarding the proposed permanent LCFF expenditure regulations and local control and accountability plan template. Members of the public wishing to send written comments are asked to send an electronic copy to SBE@cde.ca.gov with the item number clearly marked in the subject line. To ensure that your comments are received by board members in advance of the meeting, please submit these and any related materials to our office by 12:00 Noon on Thursday, July 3, 2014. Members of the public wishing to submit materials after July 3 should bring at least 25 copies to the Board meeting.
Sign-up sheets for testimony on Item 11 will be accessible to the public on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 8:00 a.m., inside the entrance to the CDE building lobby.
For the LCFF Item 11, individual speakers will be limited to one minute each. A group of five speakers may sign up together and designate one speaker who will be allocated a total of three minutes for the group. A group of ten or more people may sign up together and designate one speaker who will be allocated a total of five minutes for the group.
Schedule of Meeting
Location
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 8:30 a.m. Pacific Time ±
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION 
The Closed Session will take place at approximately 11:30 a.m. 
(The Public may not attend.)
California Department of Education 1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, California 95814
916-319-0827
The Closed Session (1) may commence earlier than 11:30 a.m.; (2) may begin at or before 11:30 a.m., be recessed, and then be reconvened later in the day; or (3) may commence later than 11:30 a.m.
Schedule of Meeting
Location
Thursday,  July 10, 2014 8:30 a.m. Pacific Time ±
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Public Session.  Public Session, adjourn to Closed Session – IF NECESSARY.
California Department of Education 1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, California 95814
916-319-0827
Please see the detailed agenda for more information about the items to be considered and acted upon. The public is welcome.

CLOSED SESSION AGENDA

Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation: Under Government Code sections 11126(e)(1) and (e)(2)(A), the State Board of Education hereby provides public notice that some or all of the pending litigation follows will be considered and acted upon in closed session:
  • Alejo, et al. v. Jack O’Connell, State Board of Education, et al., San Francisco County Superior Court, Case No. CPF-09-509568, CA Ct. of Appeal, 1st Dist., Case No. A130721
  • California School Boards Association, et al. v. California State Board of Education and Aspire Public Schools, Inc.,Alameda County Superior Court, Case No. 07353566, CA Ct. of Appeal, 1st Dist., Case No. A122485, CA Supreme Court, Case No. S186129
  • California School Boards Association and its Education Legal Alliance, et al. v. The California State Board of Education, et al., Sacramento County Superior Court, Case No. 34-2008-00021188-CU-MC-GDS, CA Ct. of Appeal, 3rd Dist., Case No. No. C060957
  • Cruz et al. v. State of California, State Board of Education, State Department of Education, Tom Torlakson et al.,Alameda County Superior Court, Case No. RG14727139
  • D.J. et al. v. State of California, California Department of Education, Tom Torlakson, the State Board of Education, Los Angeles Superior Court, Case No. BS142775. 
  • Emma C.et al. v. Delaine Eastin, et al., USDC (No.Dist.CA), Case No. C-96-4179
  • EMS-BP, LLC, Options for Youth Burbank, Inc., et al. v. California Department of Education, et al., Sacramento County Superior Court, Case No. 03CS01078 and 03CS01079 and related appeal
  • Graham et al. v the State Board of Education, the California Department of Education, Jack O’Connell, Fred Balcom, Tom Torlakson, Los Angeles County Superior Court, Case No. BC482694, 2nd Dist., Case No. B245288
  • K.C. et al. v. Jack O’Connell, et al., U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, Case No. C054077 MMC
  • Nevada City School District and the Board of Trustees of the Nevada City School District v. California Department of Education, State Superintendent of Instruction Tom Torlakson, State Board of Education, Nevada County Superior Court, Case No. CU14-080329
  • Opportunity for Learning – PB, LLC; Opportunities Learning – C, LLC, and Opportunities for Learning WSH, LLC, Notice of Appeal Before the Audit Appeals Panel
  • Options for Youth, Burbank, Inc., San Gabriel, Inc. Upland, Inc. and Victor Valley, Notice of Appeal Before the Education Audit Appeals Panel, OAH Case No. 2006100966 ; Los Angeles County Superior Court, Case No. BS 148496
  • Perris Union High School District v. California State Board of Education, California Department of Education, et al., Riverside County Superior Court, Case No. RIC520862, CA Ct. of Appeal, 4th District, Case No. E055856
  • Porter, et al., v. Manhattan Beach Unified School District, et al., United States District Court, Central District, Case No. CV-00-08402
  • Reed v. State of California, Los Angeles Unified School District, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Jack O’Connell, California Department of Education, and State Board of Education, et al.
    Los Angeles County Superior Court, Case No. BC432420, CA Ct. of Appeal, 2nd Dist., Case No. B230817, 
    CA Supreme Ct., Case No. 5191256
  • Shabazz, et al. v. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., California Attorney General Kamala Harris, Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, President California State Board of Education Dr. Michael Kirst, Does 1-50, Alameda County Superior Court, Case No. RG12636192
  • Stoner Park Community Advocates v. City of Los Angeles, Department of Planning of the City of Los Angeles, Department of Transportation City of Los Angeles, New West Charter Middle School, and State Board of Education, Los Angeles County Superior Court, Case No. BS138051
  • Today’s Fresh Start, Inc. v. Los Angeles County Office of Education, et al., Los Angeles County Superior Court, Case No. BS112656, CA Ct. of Appeal, 2nd Dist., Case Nos. B212966 and B214470
  • Vergara et al. v. State of California, Governor Edmund G. Brown, Tom Torlakson, the California Department of Education, the State Board of Education, Los Angeles County Superior Court, Case No. BC484642
Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation:  Under Government Code sections 11126(e), the State Board of Education hereby provides public notice that it may meet in Closed Session to decide whether there is a significant exposure to litigation, and to consider and act in connection with matters for which there is a significant exposure to litigation.  UnderGovernment Code sections 11126(e)(1) and (e)(2), the State Board of Education hereby provides public notice that it may meet in Closed Session to decide to initiate litigation and to consider and act in connection with litigation it has decided to initiate.
Under Government Code Section 11126(c)(14), the State Board of Education hereby provides public notice that it may meet in Closed Session to review and discuss the actual content of pupil achievement tests (including, but not limited to, the High School Exit Exam) that have been submitted for State Board approval and/or approved by the State Board.
Under Government Code Section 11126(a), the State Board of Education hereby provides public notice that it may meet in Closed Session regarding the appointment, employment, evaluation of performance, or dismissal, discipline, or release of public employees, or a complaint or charge against public employees. Public employees include persons exempt from civil service under Article VII, Section 4(e) of the California Constitution.
ALL TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE AND ARE PROVIDED FOR CONVENIENCE ONLY
ALL ITEMS MAY BE HEARD IN A DIFFERENT ORDER THAN HOW THEY ARE LISTED ON THE AGENDA ON ANY DAY OF THE NOTICED MEETING
THE ORDER OF BUSINESS MAY BE CHANGED WITHOUT NOTICE
Time is set aside for individuals desiring to speak on any topic not otherwise on the agenda. Please see the detailed agenda for the Public Session. In all cases, the presiding officer reserves the right to impose time limits on presentations as may be necessary to ensure that the agenda is completed.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL WITH A DISABILITY
Pursuant to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, any individual with a disability or any other individual who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in a meeting or function of the California State Board of Education (SBE), may request assistance by contacting the SBE Office at 1430 N Street, Room 5111, Sacramento, CA 95814; by telephone at 916‑319-0827; or by facsimile at 916‑319-0175.
CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

FULL BOARD AGENDA
Public Session

July 9, 2014
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 – 8:30 a.m. Pacific Time ±
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, California 95814
  • Call to Order
  • Salute to the Flag
  • Communications
  • Announcements
  • Report of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction
  • Special Presentations 
    Public notice is hereby given that special presentations for informational purposes may take place during this session.
  • Agenda Items
  • Adjournment

Agenda Items

Item 1 (DOC)
Subject: Local Control Funding Formula: Update on California’s Local Educational Agency and School Planning and Accountability System.
Type of Action: Action, Information

Item 2 (DOC)
Subject: School Accountability Report Card:  Approve the Template for the 2013–14 School Accountability Report Card.
Type of Action: Action, Information

Item 3 (DOC)
Subject: Update on the National Center and State Collaborative Alternate Assessment, Including, but not Limited to, the Phase I Pilot Administration.
Type of Action: Action, Information

Item 4 (DOC)
Subject: Update on Issues Related to California’s Implementation of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and Other Federal Programs, Including but Not Limited to, Proposed Amendments to California’s Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook for 2014; and Request to Waive Current Academic Assessments and Accountability from States that Participate in Field Testing of New State Assessments During the 2014–15 School Year Under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act Section 9401.
Type of Action: Action, Information

Item 5 (DOC)
Subject: Amendment to the Educational Testing Service contract to implement the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress in the 2014–15 school year.
Type of Action: Action, Information

Item 6 (DOC; 3MB)
Subject: Elementary and Secondary Education Act: Supplemental Educational Services Providers: Approval and/or Denial of Applicants Based on Appeal of Additional Providers to the 2014–16 State Board of Education-Approved Supplemental Educational Services Provider List, Including Local Educational Agencies Identified for Improvement Based on a Waiver Granted by the U.S. Department of Education Under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Section 9401; and Authorization to Seek an Additional Waiver from the U.S. Department of Education Under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Section 9401.
Type of Action: Action, Information

Public Hearing

A Public Hearing on the following agenda item will commence no earlier than 1:30 p.m. on July 9, 2014. The Public Hearing will be held as close to 1:30 p.m. as the business of the State Board permits.
Item 7 (DOC)
Subject: English Language Arts/English Language Development Framework for California Public Schools, 2014 Revision: Public Hearing and Adoption.
Type of Action: Action, Information, Hearing
End of Public Hearing

Item 8 (DOC)
Subject: California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress: Adopt Permanent California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Sections 850 - 868.
Type of Action: Action, Information

Item 9 (DOC)
Subject: California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP): Readoption of the Finding of Emergency and Proposed Emergency Regulations for Amendments to the California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Sections 850 – 868.
Type of Action: Action, Information

Public Hearing

A Public Hearing on the following agenda item will commence no earlier than 3:30 p.m. on July 9, 2014. The Public Hearing will be held as close to 3:30 p.m. as the business of the State Board permits.
Item 10 (DOC)
Subject: Petition for the Establishment of a Charter School Under the Oversight of the State Board of Education: Consideration of the Thrive Public School which was denied by the San Diego Unified School District and the San Diego County Office of Education.
Type of Action: Action, Information, Hearing
End of Public Hearing
Adjournment of Day's Session

FULL BOARD AGENDA
Public Session

July 10, 2014
Thursday, July 10, 2014 – 8:30 a.m. Pacific Time ±
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, California 95814
  • Call to Order
  • Salute to the Flag
  • Communications
  • Announcements
  • Report of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction
  • Special Presentations 
    Public notice is hereby given that special presentations for informational purposes may take place during this session.
  • Agenda Items
  • Adjournment

The Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF Permanent Regulations) Item 11 will be heard
on Thursday, July 10, 2014, commencing at 8:30 a.m.
Spanish translators and headsets will be available for Item 11 regarding the proposed permanent LCFF expenditure regulations and local control and accountability plan template. Members of the public wishing to send written comments are asked to send an electronic copy to SBE@cde.ca.gov with the item number clearly marked in the subject line. To ensure that your comments are received by board members in advance of the meeting, please submit these and any related materials to our office by 12:00 Noon on Thursday, July 3, 2014. Members of the public wishing to submit materials after July 3 should bring at least 25 copies to the Board meeting.
Sign-up sheets for testimony on Item 11 will be accessible to the public on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 8:00 a.m., inside the entrance to the CDE building lobby.
For the LCFF Item 11, individual speakers will be limited to one minute each. A group of five speakers may sign up together and designate one speaker who will be allocated a total of three minutes for the group. A group of ten or more people may sign up together and designate one speaker who will be allocated a total of five minutes for the group.

Agenda Items

Item 11 (DOC)
Subject: Local Control Funding Formula Spending Requirements (LCFF) and Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) – Approve Commencement of a 15-Day Public Comment Period for Proposed Amendments to California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Sections 15494–15498.
Type of Action: Action, Information

Item 12 (DOC)
Subject: STATE BOARD PROJECTS AND PRIORITIES.
Including, but not limited to, future meeting plans; agenda items; and officer nominations and/or elections; State Board office budget, staffing, appointments, and direction to staff; declaratory and commendatory resolutions; Bylaw review and revision; Board policy; approval of minutes; Board liaison reports; training of Board members; and other matters of interest.
Type of Action: Action, Information

Waivers / Action and Consent Items

The following agenda items include waivers that are proposed for consent and those waivers scheduled for separate action because CDE staff has identified possible opposition, recommended denial, or determined present new or unusual issues that should be considered by the State Board. Waivers proposed for consent are so indicated on each waiver’s agenda item, and public comment will be taken before board action on all proposed consent items; however, any board member may remove a waiver from proposed consent and the item may be heard individually. On a case-by-case basis, public testimony may be considered regarding the item, subject to the limits set by the Board President or by the President's designee; and action different from that recommended by CDE staff may be taken.
Special Education Program (Extended School Year [Summer School])
Item W-01 (DOC)
Subject: Request by four school districts to waive California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 3043(d), which requires a minimum of 20 school days of attendance of four hours each for an extended school year (summer school) for special education students.
Waiver Numbers:
  • El Centro Elementary School District 8-3-2014
  • Mariposa County Office of Education 10-3-2014
  • Oceanside Unified School District 121-2-2014
  • Shasta Union High School District 11-4-2014
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Special Education Program (Educational Interpreter for Deaf and Hard of Hearing)
Item W-02 (DOC)
Subject: Request by Shasta County Office of Education to waive California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 3051.16(b)(3), the requirement that educational interpreters for deaf and hard of hearing pupils meet minimum qualifications as of July 1, 2009, to allow Brian Martin and Shannon DeGeorge to continue to provide services to students until June 30, 2015, under a remediation plan to complete those minimum requirements.
Waiver Numbers:
  • 15-4-2014
  • 16-4-2014
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Special Education Program (Resource Teacher Caseload)
Item W-03 (DOC)
Subject: Request by Pacifica School District to waive Education Code Section 56362(c), allowing the caseload of the resource specialist to exceed the maximum caseload of 28 students by no more than four students (32 maximum). Michael Bobrowicz is the resource specialist assigned at Vallemar School.
Waiver Number: 9-4-2014
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

State Testing Apportionment Report (CAHSEE)
Item W-04 (DOC)
Subject: Request by five school districts to waive the State Testing Apportionment Information Report deadline of December 31 in the California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 11517.5(b)(1)(A), regarding the California English Language Development Test; or Title5, Section 1225(b)(2)(A), regarding the California High School Exit Examination; or Title 5, Section 862(c)(2)(A), regarding the Standardized Testing and Reporting Program.
Waiver Numbers:  
  • Dehesa Elementary School District 18-4-2014
  • Plumas County Office of Education 22-3-2014
  • Plumas Unified School District 23-3-2014
  • Rio Bravo-Greeley Union Elementary School District 3-3-2014
  • Twin Rivers Unified School District 1-4-2014
(Recommended for APPROVAL)

Equity Length of Time
Item W-05 (DOC)
Subject: Request by two school districts to waive California Education Code Section 37202, the equity length of time requirement for transitional kindergarten and kindergarten programs at district's elementary schools.
Waiver Numbers:
  • Poway Unified School District 31-4-2014
  • Waugh Elementary School District 13-5-2014
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Instructional Time Requirement Audit Penalty (Below 1982-83 Base Minimum Minutes)
Item W-06 (DOC)
Subject: Request from El Rancho Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 46206(a) to waive Education Code Section 46201(d), the audit penalty for offering less instructional time in the 2012–2013 fiscal year for students in grades nine through eleven (shortfall of 1,168 minutes per grade) and grade twelve (shortfall of 1,948) at El Rancho High School.
Waiver Number: 42-1-2014
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Out-of-State Use of Funds and Transportation Allowances
Item W-07 (DOC)
Subject: Request by two school districts to waive a portion of California Education Code Section 35330(b)(3), to authorize expenditure of school district funds for students to travel to Oregon to attend economically prudent curricular and extracurricular trips/events and competitions.
Waiver Numbers:
  • Junction Elementary School District 33-4-2014
  • Seiad Elementary School District 131-2-2014     
(Recommended for APPROVAL)

Physical Fitness Testing
Item W-08 (DOC)
Subject: Request by Fremont Unified School District to waive portions of the California Education Code Section 60800(a), relating to Physical Fitness Testing, specifically the testing window of February 1 through May 31 for grade nine students.
Waiver Number: 130-2-2014
(Recommended for APPROVAL)

Sale or Lease of Surplus Property (Lease of Surplus Property)
Item W-09 (DOC)
Subject: Request by South Whittier Elementary School District to waive portions of California Education Code sections 17466, 17472, and 17475 and all of 17473 and 17474 specific statutory provisions for the lease of surplus property, the Carmela Elementary School site.
Waiver Number: 3-4-2014
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

School District Reorganization (Lapsation of a Small District)
Item W-10 (DOC)
Subject: Request by Death Valley Unified School District to waive California Education Code Section 35780(a), which requires lapsation of a district with an average daily attendance of less than 11 in the ninth through twelfth grades.
Waiver Number: 25-4-2014
(Recommended for APPROVAL)

Schoolsite Council Statute (Shared, Composition or Shared and Compostion of Members)
Item W-11 (DOC)
Subject: Request by six school districts, under the authority of California Education Code Section 52863 for waivers ofEducation Code Section 52852, relating to schoolsite councils regarding changes in shared, composition, or shared and composition members.
Waiver Numbers:
  • Los Angeles Unified School District 5-3-2014
  • Lost Hills Union Elementary School District 10-4-2014
  • Mariposa County Unified School District 21-4-2014
  • Mariposa County Unified School District 22-4-2014
  • Southern Trinity Joint Unified School District 30-4-2014
  • Travis Unified School District 7-4-2014
  • Tulelake Basin Joint Unified School District 24-3-2014
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Class Size Penalties (Over Limit on Kindergarten and Grades 1-3)
Item W-12 (DOC)
Subject: Request by two school districts, under the authority of California Education Code Section 41382, to waive portions ofEducation Code sections 41376(a), (c), and (d) and/or 41378(a) through (e), relating to class size penalties for kindergarten through grade three. For kindergarten, the overall class size average is 31 to one with no class larger than 33. For grades one through three, the overall class size average is 30 to one with no class larger than 32.
Waiver Numbers:
  • Inglewood Unified School District 37-4-2014
  • Paramount Unified School District 5-4-2014
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Quality Education Investment Act (Class Size Reduction Requirements)
Item W-13 (DOC)
Subject: Request by eight school districts to waive portions of California Education Code Section 52055.740(a), regarding class size reduction requirements under the Quality Education Investment Act.
Waiver Numbers:
  • Alum Rock Union Elementary School District 12-3-2014
  • Meadows Union Elementary School District 32-4-2014
  • Montebello Unified School District 17-3-2014
  • Montebello Unified School District 18-3-2014
  • Pasadena Unified School District 34-4-2014
  • Pasadena Unified School District 35-4-2014
  • Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District 14-3-2014
  • Planada Elementary School District 17-4-2014
  • San Jose Unified School District 26-4-2014
  • Yuba City Unified School District 12-4-2014
  • Yuba City Unified School District 13-4-2014
  • Yuba City Unified School District 14-4-2014
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Quality Education Investment Act (Highly Qualified Teachers)
Item W-14 (DOC)
Subject: Request by Lodi Unified School District to waive portions of California Education Code Section 52055.740(a), regarding Highly Qualified Teachers and/or the Williams case settlement requirements under the Quality Education Investment Act.
Waiver Number: 20-4-2014
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Quality Education Investment Act (Teacher Experience Index)
Item W-15 (DOC)
Subject: Request by three school districts to waive portions of California Education Code Section 52055.740(a), regarding the Teacher Experience Index under the Quality Education Investment Act.
Waiver Numbers: 
  • Cutler-Orosi Joint Unified School District 1-3-2014
  • Madera Unified School District 8-4-2014
  • Planada Elementary School District 19-4-2014
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Academic Performance Index (API) Score Waiver (Test Takers Less Than 85 Percent)
Item W-16 (DOC)
Subject: Request by Stockton Unified School District to waive a portion of California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 1032(d)(5); the 85 percent requirement of test takers in Life Science to allow Health Careers Academy to be given a valid 2013 Growth Academic Performance Index.
Waiver Number: 6-3-2014
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Special Education Program (One Year Notice to Change SELPA)
Item W-17 (DOC)
Subject: Request by two school districts to waive California Education Code Section 56195.1(a), regarding size and scope requirements of a special education local plan area.
Waiver Numbers:
  • ABC Unified School District 28-5-2014
  • Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District 16-3-2014
(Recommended for DENIAL)                

Quality Education Investment Act (Class Size Reduction Requirements)
Item W-18 (DOC)
Subject: Request by Los Nietos School District to waive portions of California Education Code Section 52055.740(a), regarding class size reduction requirements under the Quality Education Investment Act.
Waiver Number: 125-2-2014
(Recommended for DENIAL)
End of Waivers

Item 13 (DOC)
Subject: Presentation on Local Implementation Efforts Regarding  the Mathematics Framework for California Public Schools: Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve (Mathematics Framework), including Presentations by Representatives of the Anaheim Union High School District, Davis Joint Unified School District, Long Beach Unified School District, and Shasta County Office of Education.
Type of Action: Information

Item 14 (DOC)
Subject: Science Framework for California Public Schools, 2016 Revision: Approval of Curriculum Framework and Evaluation Criteria Committee Guidelines and Appointment of Members to the Curriculum Framework and Evaluation Criteria Committee.
Type of Action: Action, Information

Public Hearing

A Public Hearing on the following agenda item will commence no earlier than 3:30 p.m. on July 10, 2014. The Public Hearing will be held as close to 3:30 p.m. as the business of the State Board permits.
Item 15 (DOC)
Subject: Barack Obama Charter School: Consider a Material Revision of the Charter to Change from Kindergarten Through Grade Six to Kindergarten Through Grade Five.
Type of Action: Action, Information, Hearing
End of Public Hearing

Item 16 (DOC)
Subject: Local Control Funding Formula Spending Requirements (LCFF) and Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) – Readoption of the Finding of Emergency and Proposed Emergency Regulations for Additions to the California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Sections 15494-15497.
Type of Action: Action, Information

Item 17 (DOC)
Subject: Local Control Funding Formula, Kindergarten and Grades One through Three Grade Span Adjustment: Adopt Proposed California Code of Regulations, Title 5, sections 15498, 15498.1, 15498.2, and 15498.3.
Type of Action: Action, Information

Item 18 (DOC)
Subject: Approval of the Charter School Numbers Assigned to Newly Established Charter Schools.
Type of Action: Action, Information

Item 19 (DOC)
Subject: Charter Revocation: Adopt Proposed California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 11968.5.
Type of Action: Action, Information

Item 20 (DOC)
Subject: Approval of 2013–14 Consolidated Applications.
Type of Action: Action, Information

Item 21 (DOC)
Subject: Elementary and Secondary Education Act: Approval of Local Educational Agency Plans, Title I, Section 1112.
Type of Action: Action, Information

Item 22 (DOC)
Subject: Update on California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress Activities, Including, but not limited to, the Spring 2014 Smarter Balanced Field Test including Field Test administration counts, results from mid-testing and post-testing surveys and focus groups.
Type of Action: Information

Item 23 (DOC)
Subject: GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT
Public Comment is invited on any matter not included on the printed agenda. Depending on the number of individuals wishing to address the State Board, the presiding officer may establish specific time limits on presentations.
Type of Action: Information
Adjournment of Meeting

This agenda is posted on the State Board of Education's Web site. For more information concerning this agenda, please contact the State Board of Education at 1430 N Street, Room 5111, Sacramento, CA, 95814; telephone 916-319-0827; facsimile 916-319-0175. Members of the public wishing to send written comments about an agenda item to the board are encouraged to send an electronic copy to SBE@cde.ca.gov, with the item number clearly marked in the subject line. In order to ensure that comments are received by board members in advance of the meeting, please submit these and any related materials to our office by 12:00 Noon on July 3, 2014, the Thursday prior to the meeting.
Questions: State Board of Education | 916-319-0827 

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James Baldwin said it best: 

"For these are all our children, and we will profit by or pay for whatever they become."


A BIG EDUCATION APE NITE CAP



Why We MUST Support Teachers Running For Elected Office | Opt Out Orlando
Why We MUST Support Teachers Running For Elected Office | Opt Out Orlando: Why We MUST Support Teachers Running For Elected OfficeBy Opt Out OrlandoIn Florida, only seven of the 160 state legislators are public school teachers, making decisions for the largest slice of the budget pie ($24 Billion or approximately 30% of the state’s general fund).  No wonder things are such a grand mess.How many of
Charter school board members found themselves powerless | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
Charter school board members found themselves powerless | Detroit Free Press | freep.com: Charter school board members found themselves powerless> As president of the board of the Detroit Enterprise Academy, Sandra Clark-Hinton was pressing hard for detailed financial records from a representative of the charter school’s management company.His response: The documents were “none of the board’s busi
All Things Education: Tell Governor McAuliffe: no OEI, no way, no how.
All Things Education: Tell Governor McAuliffe: no OEI, no way, no how.: Tell Governor McAuliffe: no OEI, no way, no how.About two weeks ago, Virginians got this great news about the state's new anti-democratic education bureaucracy, the Opportunity Educational Institution:A judge has ruled that the state's plan to take over failing schools violates the Virginia constitution. The idea had been to e
NYC Public School Parents: Comment on the Blue Book changes
NYC Public School Parents: Comment on the Blue Book changes: Comment on the Blue Book changesThe just announced change to the "Blue Book",  the annual school capacity and utilization report, to attribute the enrollment in trailers or TCUs to the main building is a good one – and was recommended in our report, Space Crunch.  But we still need to know how many students are sitting in trail
Assessing the Risk | The Crucial Voice of the People
Assessing the Risk | The Crucial Voice of the People: Assessing the RiskJohn W. Gardner, an influential Republican who served both parties and helped bring to fruition a federal education law under a  Democrat’s administration. Is it fair to have said in 1983, and to say now, that we are a nation at risk? My gut tells me yes, forever and always, we should be viewing this republic in that light les
How do you want to be remembered? | Connected Principals
How do you want to be remembered? | Connected Principals: How do you want to be remembered?by Derek Hatch • June 27, 2014 • 0 CommentsIn my role as a high school Assistant Principal, I am also a grade coordinator. I met my “class” almost three years ago when they started grade 10. These kids (almost 300 of them) are now in grade 12 and they will be graduating this month. Over the course of the las
State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson to Unveil Blueprint for STEM Education
Events, June 30, 2014 - Events (CA Dept of Education): Events, June 30, 2014Ed Ahead and calendar listings of anticipated news releases, media advisories, upcoming visits by Superintendent Torlakson, and other newsworthy announcements.State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson to Unveil Blueprint for STEM EducationState Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson will hold a news conference Monday i
New Orleans schools should stop hiring so many teachers who don’t understand the students’ culture or backgrounds | Hechinger Report
New Orleans schools should stop hiring so many teachers who don’t understand the students’ culture or backgrounds | Hechinger Report: New Orleans schools should stop hiring so many teachers who don’t understand the students’ culture or backgroundsBy Glenn SullivanThe lunch period ended like so many others. After the bell rang, students raced up the stairwell, not in a rush to get to class on time
ETS and College Board "deeply apologetic" for racist t-shirt
ETS and College Board "deeply apologetic" for racist t-shirt: ETS AND COLLEGE BOARD "DEEPLY APOLOGETIC" FOR RACIST T-SHIRTJoint statement addresses "culturally offensive actions" at AP World History ReadingSo you may have heard about some of that racist bullsh*t that went down at the Educational Testing Service's annual AP World History Reading earlier this month in S
6-27-14 Jersey Jazzman Jammin' All Week
Jersey Jazzman: Charter School Cream Skimming Doesn't Always Pay OffThere's a bit of a "he said/she said" thing going on in Jersey City between the school district and a charter school:After telling Jersey City parents two weeks ago that the school district was investigating a possible data breach of personal student information, and then saying two days later that there was no data brea
An open letter from the NEA and the educators of America These “test, label, and punish” policies have failed
NEA - Open Letter: An open letter from the NEA and the educators of AmericaA generation ago, our nation enacted the No Child Left Behind law (NCLB) which measured the quality of our schools by the state standardized reading and math test scores of students. Schools that did not make the required progress were labeled as failing and punished by being closed, turned into charters and/or having schoo
Reflections on Teaching » Blog Archive » Why Tenure?
Reflections on Teaching » Blog Archive » Why Tenure?: Why Tenure? In the aftermath of the initial Vergara decision, there are lots of questions about effects. Having taught in a public school under a turn-around model, where hiring and being retained, was based solely on the discretion of the site administrator, I think I already have a pretty good idea of what that will look like, and it’s not go
A series to explore summer learning loss | Philadelphia Public School Notebook
A series to explore summer learning loss | Philadelphia Public School Notebook: A series to explore summer learning lossBy Dorian Geiger on Jun 27, 2014 01:46 PM Too much downtime this summer could prove to be a major detriment to Philadelphia's students when they return to classes in fall.The phenomenon of summer learning loss, often nicknamed "summer slide," is a nationwide dilemma tha
La. State Board Not “Bound by Law” to Either CCSS or PARCC | deutsch29
La. State Board Not “Bound by Law” to Either CCSS or PARCC | deutsch29: La. State Board Not “Bound by Law” to Either CCSS or PARCCJune 27, 2014On June 18, 2014, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal made the executive decision to remove Louisiana from the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and associated assessment, the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC).The way that
Vermont and its Educators Lead the Way on Single Payer | NEA Today
Vermont and its Educators Lead the Way on Single Payer | NEA Today: Vermont and its Educators Lead the Way on Single PayerJune 27, 2014 by twalker  Filed under Featured News, Health Care Reform, Top StoriesLeave a CommentBy Mary Ellen FlanneryThe same state that led the nation on same-sex marriage is now tackling another social justice issue: health care coverage for all of its residents.Led by Go
6-27-14 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: Former Obama aides let fly at teacher tenureObama alums join anti teachers union case Teachers unions are girding for a tough fight to defend tenure laws against a coming blitz of lawsuits — and an all-out public relations campaign led by former aides to President Barack Obama. The Incite Ag
Educating Gates Rally: Morna McDermott and Susan DuFresne on Vimeo
Educating Gates Rally: Morna McDermott and Susan DuFresne on Vimeo: Educating Gates Rally: Morna McDermott and Susan DuFresnefrom Schoolhouse Live PRO 4 hours ago NOT YET RATEDMorna McDermott and Susan DuFresne Educating Gates Rally: Morna McDermott and Susan DuFresne from Schoolhouse Live on Vimeo.
6-27-14 Schools Matter
Schools Matter: Learn about TMoE at Chalkface Radio Interview ArchiveChalkface Radio has up a terrific interview archive.  Check it out. Here's the one Denise Wilburn and I did 10 months ago, soon after The Mismeasure of Education was published.  Current Politics Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with Chalk Face on BlogTalkRadioJuly 12 will mark the one year since TMoE was published.  How time flies.  B
Teachers love their job but feel undervalued, unsupported and unrecognised, says OECD
Newsroom - OECD: Teachers love their job but feel undervalued, unsupported and unrecognised, says OECD25/06/14 - Most teachers enjoy their job, despite feeling unsupported and unrecognised in schools and undervalued by society at large, according to a new OECD survey.The OECD’s Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) finds that more than nine out of ten teachers are satisfied with their
CHICAGO POLICE TORTURE | Bill Ayers
CHICAGO POLICE TORTURE | Bill Ayers: CHICAGO POLICE TORTURESaw the chilling and powerful “Death and the Maiden” at Victory Garden Theater last night, followed by an inspiring conversation with Chicago torture survivors and anti-torture activists and lawyers. Please see it, and also join the movement for reparations:change.org/petitions/pass-the-ordinance-seeking-reparations-for-the-chicago-police-
Positively Deviant School Reform?
Positively Deviant School Reform?: Positively Deviant School Reform?FRIDAY, JUNE 27TH, 2014 AT 10:42 AMIf you had six months, little to no resources, and a clear mandate to solve a chronic country-wide problem – knowing that, if you failed, you would be asked to leave that country altogether – what would you do?I ask because this was precisely the challenge Save the Children was faced with, in Vie
Morning Wink 6-27-14 AM Posts #edchat #edreform
BIG EDUCATION APE - MORNING WINK  AM POSTSLISTEN TO DIANE RAVITCH 6-27-14 Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for allDiane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all: Tom Scarice: The Greatest Crime Against Education, Educators, and Students Is….Tom Scarice, superintendent of schools in Madison, Connecticut, here speaks out and names the criminal corruption o
LISTEN TO DIANE RAVITCH 6-27-14 Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all
Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all: Tom Scarice: The Greatest Crime Against Education, Educators, and Students Is….Tom Scarice, superintendent of schools in Madison, Connecticut, here speaks out and names the criminal corruption of education into a test-taking industry that has no goal other than test scores. He knows that as the stakes go higher, people succumb to t
6-27-14 Wait What? - Jonathan Pelto: Gubernatorial Candidate and A Really Nice Guy
Wait What?: Wait What? Squelching dissent in Bridgeport City Hall (by Carmen Lopez)This commentary piece first appeared in the CT Post on June 25, 2014  The 1949 movie “All the King’s Men,” based on the novel of the same name by Robert Penn Warren, opens with the main character, Willie Stark, confronting political corruption in a small southern town. Stark, played by Broderick Crawford, claims tha
6-27-14 Answer Sheet
Answer Sheet: A disturbing look at Common Core tests in New YorkThe promise of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core State Standards  was that they would show which students were ready for college and career and which weren’t. But in New York, a look at the tests shows how the state is failing to meet that promise. This was written by Carol Burris and […]by Valerie Strauss / 25min hide
6-27-14 Seattle Schools Community Forum Week
Seattle Schools Community Forum: Seattle Schools and Building Leadership TeamsBuilding Leadership Teams (BLTs) exist at every SPS school (or should).There should be parent/community representation at every SPS school's BLT (or should).  That representation should NOT be controlled by the principal.There should be bylaws written and readily available for anyone to be able to access about the decisi
6-27-14 Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | …For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL
Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | …For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL: Video: Experience A Little Bit Of What Someone With Autism Feels….I’m adding this video to The Best Sites For Walking In Someone Else’s Shoes:by Larry Ferlazzo / 8h 6-24-14 Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | …For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFLLarry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | …For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL: This
6-27-14 Fred Klonsky | Daily posts from a retired public school teacher
Fred Klonsky | Daily posts from a retired public school teacher who is just looking at the data.: Reforming admissions.. Through interviews with teachers and students at the High School of American Studies, this documentary explores efforts to reform the admissions system for New York City’s elite specialized high schools.by Fred Klonsky / 2h hide  //  saveLetter to the editor. What if the Hinsdal
6-27-14 Engaging Parents In School… | Going Beyond Parent "Involvement"
Engaging Parents In School… | Going Beyond Parent "Involvement": “Power Of Community” Is A Must-Read ReportI’ve written a lot about the tremendous parent engagement work of the St. Paul teachers union. They’ve just come out with a must-read report on their work titled Power Of Community. I’m adding it to The Best Reasons Why Parents Should Be Looked At As Allies & Not Targets Of Blam
4LAKids - some of the news that doesn't fit 6-27-14
4LAKids - some of the news that doesn't fit: Including Teachers In The Student Mental-Health ContinuumCommentary By Thomas J. Cottle and Jennifer Greif Green | Education Week http://bit.ly/1qiI2HS Published Online: June 20, 2014  ::  The location changes, but the story is a familiar one: An angry young man*—sometimes a teenager—guns down others in a public place. Whether it's Troutdale, Ore.; Isla
6-27-14 @ The Chalk Face
@ THE CHALK FACE: Who Are We? We Are the ResistanceWho Are We? We Are the Resistance. via Who Are We? We Are the Resistance.1 by plthomasedd / 42min 6-26-14 @ The Chalk Face@ THE CHALK FACE: The Troubling Realities of School SegregationI read this story twice and also read this blog to learn more about the situation and it has left me with many unanswered questions. But first let me see if I have
6-27-14 With A Brooklyn Accent: The Challenges Facing the NEA and the AFT at Their National Conventions
With A Brooklyn Accent: The Challenges Facing the NEA and the AFT at Their National Conventions As teachers unions prepare to meet this summer, they face three great challenges, which are also opportunities:The rapidly growing grass roots movement against the Common Core Standards, which has already led several states to withdraw from CCSS, and has probably doomed its creators vision of CCSS as a
Detroit For-Profit Charter School Spends Big On Ads | PopularResistance.Org
Detroit For-Profit Charter School Spends Big On Ads | PopularResistance.Org: For-profit charter school corporation’s Detroit media ad buy now has a price tag: several hundred thousand dollarsIt’s Day Four of the explosive Detroit Free Press exposé of Michigan charter schools and also Day Four of the National Heritage Academies complete takover of the websites of Detroit’s two biggest newspapers wi
6-26-14 The Whole Child Blog — Becoming Better Listeners
The Whole Child Blog — Whole Child Education: Becoming Better ListenersPost written by Melinda Moran At its heart, differentiation is about knowing your students—not only where they are relative to learning goals, but also who they are as learners, or better yet, as people. Because our students are really people "under construction," differentiation is most successful when we continually
6-27-14 the becoming radical | A Place for a Pedagogy of Kindness (the public and scholarly writing by P. L. Thomas, Furman University)
the becoming radical | A Place for a Pedagogy of Kindness (the public and scholarly writing by P. L. Thomas, Furman University): Who Are We? We Are the ResistanceDiane Ravitch’s post about the debate over the Gates moratorium includes a comment from John Thompson that deserves close attention: In a note to me, John Thompson pointed out that our side, which doesn’t have a name, cherishes the clash
6-27-14 empathyeducates
empathyeducates: Why Kids Care More About Achievement Than Helping OthersSeattle Municipal Archives/Flickr With thanks to my parents who often practiced as they preached. Mom and Dad often reflected, in raising a child you need to think – Does my tone of voice, body language, and facial expression, all together, communicate what I believe? If as a […]by empathy / 6h YESTERDAY18 Things White People
6-27-14 Curmudgucation
CURMUDGUCATION: Buy Mercedes Schneider's BookMercedes Schneider is pissed.There are many things that come through in her book A Chronicle of Echoes, but what's most immediately palpable is her anger at what has been done to public education in this country. And as each chapter unrolls, it's impossible not to see why she is so angry.Schneider is one of the most important bloggers in the edublogosph
6-27-14 Perdido Street School
Perdido Street School: The UFT MUST Endorse Andrew Cuomo For GovernorI am calling for the UFT to enthusiastically and vocally endorse Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for re-election this November.Sure Cuomo has shown himself to be anti-union, anti-teacher and anti-traditional public schools during his tenure as governor.And sure it makes no sense that a teachers union would continue to support a politici
Financial Corruption and Academic Failure in Charter Sector Beg for Oversight | janresseger
Financial Corruption and Academic Failure in Charter Sector Beg for Oversight | janresseger: Financial Corruption and Academic Failure in Charter Sector Beg for OversightPosted on June 27, 2014 by janressegerEarlier this week, tracking an extraordinary investigative series on charter schools by theDetroit Free Press (still ongoing today) , this blog commented: “Although the federal government has
Trusting Teachers With Collective Autonomy | Education Evolving
Trusting Teachers With Collective Autonomy | Education Evolving: Trusting Teachers With Collective AutonomyMotivating students and personalizing learning is necessary to improve student achievement. This is bound to enlarge and to change the teacher's role. Inside school the teachers know the students best, and should be free to adapt and innovate according to their students' needs.This runs again
NYC Educator: When's the Best Time to Activate UFT Activists?
NYC Educator: When's the Best Time to Activate UFT Activists?: When's the Best Time to Activate UFT Activists?I'm amazed at how we're under attack on so many different fronts. Aside from Vergara and its copycats, the US Supreme Court appears to be contemplating making the United States a Right to Work country. This is really not what its supporters would have you believe. If dues are optional, a l
Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Finally, a viable opponent for Mayor One-Percent?
Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Finally, a viable opponent for Mayor One-Percent?: Finally, a viable opponent for Mayor One-Percent?“I’m a little sick of the mayor and I don’t see anyone stepping up,” Lewis told the Chicago Sun-Times by telephone Thursday evening. “I am seriously thinking about it.”"Do we want 'Star Wars' museums or public, neighborhood schools? Do we want presidential librari

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Special Late Nite Cap UPDATE 6-26-14 #BATsACT #RealEdTalk #EDCHAT #P2
Nite Cap UPDATEUPDATE UPDATE UPDATE UPDATECORPORATE ED REFORM18 Things White People Should Know/Do Before Discussing RacismAmericans, for decades now, have aspired to be colorblind, just not completely. Oh we long to see pretty pink crocuses and yellow daffodils flowers bloom in the spring. We want to walk through tall green grasses and bathe in the bright sun. We want to wear colorful […]by empat
6-26-14 Jersey Jazzman Jammin' All Week
Jersey Jazzman: Why Do We Need Tenure? Ask Elizabeth's TeachersMy post about Mike Mignone, the brave teacher and union leader in Belleville, NJ who is up on tenure charges, went viral this week. Mignone has been on unpaid leave pending his hearing; he alleges it's because he asked dared to question his school board about an outrageous surveillance system that includes a camera and microphone in ev
Karen Lewis "Seriously" Considering Mayoral Run | NBC Chicago
Karen Lewis "Seriously" Considering Mayoral Run | NBC Chicago: Karen Lewis "Seriously" Considering Mayoral RunChicago Teachers Union president met with election attorneys, source says
Poverty & Race- What Education Can’t Do | educarenow
Poverty & Race- What Education Can’t Do | educarenow: Poverty & Race- What Education Can’t DoPosted on June 26, 2014 | Leave a commentIn staying with the theme of poverty and education that I addressed in myprevious post, I want to make readers aware of two different writings that have come out that explode the myth that education by itself is the tool of leverage that can alleviate povert
More Evidence of the Trouble with ‘Student-Centered’ Teaching | Paul Bruno
More Evidence of the Trouble with ‘Student-Centered’ Teaching | Paul Bruno: More Evidence of the Trouble with ‘Student-Centered’ TeachingBy PAUL BRUNO | Published: JUNE 26, 2014I’ve long had many related-but-separate complaints about ‘student-centered’ teaching practices. A new study in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis lends new evidence to several of them. (You can also check out good w
Photo Essay: Chinese School is Lesson for US Policymakers | Cloaking Inequity
Photo Essay: Chinese School is Lesson for US Policymakers | Cloaking Inequity: Photo Essay: Chinese School is Lesson for US PolicymakersThe Chinese are serious about vocational (aka career and technical education). The United States is not. Vocational education in the United States has a long history of being used as holding bin for African American students by purposefully providing inferior educ
Malloy offers ‘Connecticut Core’ as Common Core fix | The CT Mirror
Malloy offers ‘Connecticut Core’ as Common Core fix | The CT Mirror: Malloy offers ‘Connecticut Core’ as Common Core fixBy: MARK PAZNIOKAS | June 26, 2014With cover from the state’s two largest teachers unions, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Thursday kicked off “Connecticut Core,” the administration’s latest effort to quell the political and policy clamor over how Common Core curriculum standards should
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James Baldwin said it best: "For these are all our children, and we will profit by or pay for whatever they become."A BIG EDUCATION APE NITE CAPWill Philly delegation 'play ball' on budget to win dollars for city schools? | Philadelphia Public School NotebookWill Philly delegation 'play ball' on budget to win dollars for city schools? | Philadelphia Public School Notebook: Will Philly de





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