Education reporter at @KPCC covering LA schools. Marathoner. Ex-@knkxfm, @StateImpactIN. Golden Gopher born, @Mizzou Tiger bred & when I die, a @Twins fan dead.

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#LAUSD and its unions just took a (small) step toward cutting its huge #healthcare costs More from @nickmelvoin, @LASchools and @UTLAnow on the tentative health care agreement 
Update: @LASchools says this deal will save the district $195 million over three years. (They spend $1.1 billion per year on healthcare.) 
California's second attempt to write an #ESSA plan looks much the same as its first. The @SBECalifornia thinks @usedgov will 'get it' this time. Some advocacy and civil rights groups aren't so sure.  #caedchat
"The only problem with that is that it introduces a third f*ck into the story… And I guess the ethical question is if you already have two f*cks, what's the problem with a third f*ck?" —overheard, editing in the @KPCC newsroom
(None of @LASchools' labor partners are quoted in the district's statement, and I have yet to hear about this announcement from them, but I have reached out to one union to confirm.)
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