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LAUSD, Los Angeles Times, Howard Blum, Teresa Watanabe - Perdaily.com

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The most recent example of distorted news comes from LA Times reporters Watanabe and  Blum's (11/8/15) 'Disorder In The Classroom,'   about an increasingly serious epidemic of willful student increased violence and defiance of school authority, after the LAUSD decision to eliminate student suspensions.  The article goes  downplays the terrible costs that teachers and administrators must pay to subsidize this ill-conceived program .  Never  ever addressed is why  disruptive students are more active now.  Could it be the humiliation and  verifiable impossibility of engaging students that are profoundly behind grade-level -- socially promoted years beyond their actual ability -- with no  prior grade-level mastery thatallows them to be productively engaged in the classroom in a positive manner?
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