Education: Morning Roundup

Morning Roundup:

From the Los Angeles Times: Environmental firm accused of "egregious" overcharging of L.A. Unified School District
Officials have abruptly halted work with the firm that managed environmental work in the $19.5-billion school construction program of the Los Angeles Unified School District.

From The Washington Post: Lesbian student seeks damages for Mississippi prom flap

The lesbian teenager from Mississippi who challenged her school district's ban on same-sex prom dates is seeking unspecified monetary damages, claiming she was publicly humiliated.

From The Washington Post: Should public schools teach gun safety?

Virginia is adopting NRA Eddie Eagle program at a time of budget cuts.

From PBS' NewsHour: New Community College Standards Could Hike Graduation Rates

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