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Sen. GOP Blocks Cal State Confirmation 2

FEB. 28, 2012 By JOHN HRABE The Senate Republican Caucus scored a major victory for taxpayers Monday by blocking the confirmation of the embattled chairman of the California State University Board of Trustees, Herbert Carter. Senate President pro Tem Darrell

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Cal State Pay Scandal Repeats 1990

FEB. 27, 2012 By JOHN HRABE Under Herbert Carter’s tenure, the Cal State University system has approved “hefty salary increases” for its top executives “without public input” during the state’s “most dire funding predicament.” Those aren’t quotes from recent news

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How About a Longer School Year? 31

Commentary FEB. 24, 2012 By JOHN SEILER One reason California schools perform so poorly is that the state’s educrats, instead of improving instruction, commonly look for gimmicks to cover up their own failures. In my 25 years of writing about

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10 Reasons Why Cal State Chair Carter Must Go 5

Commentary FEB. 23, 2012 By JOHN HRABE Herbert Carter’s reconfirmation as the chairman of the California State University Board of Trustees could be taken up by the State Senate as early as today, Feb. 23. Cal State University lobbyists have

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Follow the Money to Find School Scandals 1

Commentary FEB. 22, 2012 By CHRIS REED The proposal of a Democratic assemblyman to keep students from eating at food trucks instead of school cafeterias is ostensibly about public health, obesity and food safety. But while nanny state motives may

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Sens. Oppose Cal State Exec Confirmation 0

FEB. 17, 2012 By JOHN HRABE Herbert Carter’s reconfirmation to the California State University Board of Trustees was dealt a major setback Thursday, as two Republican state Senators announced their opposition to his pending nomination. Sen. Joel Anderson, R-Santee, and

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Senators Flunk High CSU Exec Pay 0

FEB. 17, 2012 By DAVE ROBERTS In California’s highly partisan political world, there are few issues on which most agree. But a rare unity was achieved last July when the California State University Board of Trustees awarded the new president

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Cal State Chair Nabs Committee Nod 2

FEB. 16, 2012 By JOHN HRABE The Senate Rules Committee quietly voted Feb. 15 to reconfirm Herbert Carter to a second term as Chairman of the California State University Board of Trustees. Carter, who has served as the board’s chairman

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Cal State’s Phony Pay Cap 3

This article originally was posted on Flash Report. It is a follow-up to a CalWatchDog article. FEB. 16, 2012 By JOHN HRABE The Cal State University Board of Trustees has been busy. When they aren’t raising student fees or blaming

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Cal State Prez Salaries Top Facebook Exec 12

FEB. 14, 2012 By JOHN HRABE Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg is one of the country’s top executives. Under her tenure, the company has increased its user base tenfold—to more than 750 million users worldwide. That’s to be expected

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