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Pittsburgh Mirrors LA Unified's Themes: "We're going to expect the same out of every student"
Jaime Aquino mentioned in Mary Morrison's article was hired by PPS a few year's back as part of the failed ALA reform efforts.
Quote from the article: "The LAUSD has tapped its new, $250,000-a-year deputy superintendent Jaime Aquino—from the Dominican Republic, no less—to engineer and implement the Common Core State Standards Plan. As he explains: “We’re going to expect the same out of every student,” meaning that all students—including those in Special Ed classes—are supposed to perform at the same level."
Read Entire Article @ http://www.amren.com/features/2012/10/back-to-school-in-los-angeles/