Jason Song

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It's been barely more than a week since student protesters -- including the football team -- forced the resignations of the President and the Chancellor of the University of Missouri.

Success in Missouri Brings Student Protest to SoCal

It's been barely more than a week since student protesters -- including the football team -- forced the resignations of the President and the Chancellor of the University of Missouri.

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The Los Angeles Times has been reporting on what's called " value added " analysis of standardized test scores.  Last week, the paper revealed that LA Unified had information that…

Re-evaluating LA Schools Using the 'Value-Added' Method

The Los Angeles Times has been reporting on what's called " value added " analysis of standardized test scores.  Last week, the paper revealed that LA Unified had information that…

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On Sunday, the  LA Times reported  on how difficult it is to fire a teacher in California, even when evidence of misbehavior appears to be strong.

Getting Rid of Bad Teachers

On Sunday, the LA Times reported on how difficult it is to fire a teacher in California, even when evidence of misbehavior appears to be strong.

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