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The sad reason Steinberg’s right about significance of his education bill 2

Sept. 28, 2012 By Chris Reed Some self-serving bragging by one of California’s most powerful politicians is more illuminating than he may think. This is from John Fensterwald’s story on “Senate Bill 1458, which will shift California’s chief measure

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Initiative idea: Cut CSU administrators in half 6

Sept. 20, 2012 By John Seiler Cal State University illegally is pushing the Proposition 30 tax increase, as our site reported today. The CSU Board also just approved 5 percent tuition increases if Prop. 30 doesn’t pass. That’s a real

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Chicago solves student-violence problem 1

Sept. 17, 2012 By John Seiler Leave it to The Onion to point out something interesting. For the past week, the Chicago schools system has solved its endemic school-violence problem: CHICAGO—Jubilant Chicago Public Schools officials announced Friday that, for five

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Chicago teachers stifle reform 13

Sept. 17, 2012 By Steven Greenhut Chicago’s public school teachers went on strike last week over a modest plan to extend their work day and subject them to the type of standardized performance testing they typically administer to students. The

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