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Posted May 03, 2014 in the News

School chief race tests reach of unions, reformers

Tom Torlakson, the veteran lawmaker seeking a second term as California's elected superintendent of schools, and Marshall Tuck, a former charter school executive hoping to

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Posted August 01, 2013 in the News

MOOC Bill Dead for Now

A controversial California bill to pass off untold thousands of state college students to nontraditional providers of instruction, some of them for-profit or unaccredited, is dead for now.

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Posted April 28, 2014 in the News

Calif. Superintendent Race Shows Democrats Split On School Reform

The race to be California's superintendent of education is shaping up to be an expensive contest between fellow Democrats -

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Posted June 11, 2013 in the News

California budget deal reached by Gov. Jerry Brown, lawmakers

Gov. Jerry Brown and California lawmakers on Monday reached a key agreement on K-12 education funding and other pivotal parts of the state's spending plan, which could set up one of the smoothest paths...

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Posted May 21, 2014 in the News

State Lawmakers Throttle Back on 'Parent Trigger'

Interest in the controversial school choice option known as the parent trigger has declined sharply among state lawmakers this year,

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Posted September 10, 2013 in the News

State Senate approves student testing plan over federal objections

California lawmakers pushed ahead Tuesday with a new state testing plan despite a threat by the Obama administration to withhold federal education funds unless

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Posted October 10, 2013 in the News

Brown vetoes 'imperfect' teacher discipline bill

Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday vetoed what he termed an "imperfect" union-backed bill intended to streamline the dismissal of teachers accused of misconduct, calling on lawmakers to try again next year....

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Posted January 12, 2014 in the News

Marin educators question state proposal for universal preschool

California lawmakers are proposing a plan to create a universal free preschool for 4-year-olds in an attempt to enroll more children from immigrant and low-

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Posted June 15, 2013 in the News

California passes a budget that could be a federal template

California lawmakers passed a budget Friday that lays the groundwork for the largest expansion of public healthcare in the country, placing the state at the

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Posted May 20, 2014 in Press Releases

Hundreds of California Educators to Meet with Lawmakers in Capitol

Hundreds of California Educators to Meet with Lawmakers in Capitol Urging Support
 for Education Funding, Mandatory...

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