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School budget changes: 3 reasons to hold the champagne 3

June 12, 2013 By Chris Reed The news that Gov. Jerry Brown appears to have mostly gotten his way on school funding changes is likely to be presented as a dramatic victory for the people who believe helping struggling English

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Social justice, the Central Valley and CA Dems 11

June 11, 2013 By Chris Reed The Associated Press points out a basic fact about California that our media rarely note: “California’s San Joaquin Valley is one of the richest agricultural regions in the world, with Fresno County farmers receiving

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As CA eyes big-box ban, Wal-Mart fan ascends at White House 5

May 29, 2013 By Chris Reed As hard left as it can seem, even the Obama administration isn’t as doctrinaire as the leftists who dominate Sacramento. As I have written about several times for Cal Watchdog, state Democrats and even

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Gov. Brown says one would ‘think’ Dems for disadvantaged 1

May 20. 2103 By Chris Reed On Friday, I noted that the state budget scrum always involved a series of hardball power plays that exposed as fiction the idea that the California Democratic Party and the most powerful forces on

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CA budget: State’s unions tell poor they’re on their own 6

May 17, 2013 By Chris Reed Nothing brings clarity to the absurdity of unions’ claims that they defend the poor and champion social justice than the annual fights over the state budget. Advocates of social services for the poor and

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Gov. Brown is pushing ‘social justice’ 27

May 3, 2013 By B. Wayne Hughes Jr. The Social Justice movement that seems to be everywhere, if only in theory, has broken through the veil of being but a notion, and spread its way into the real world. Recently

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In LAUSD, who teaches struggling kids? Interns. Thanks, CTA. 3

April 22, 2013 By Chris Reed Los Angeles Unified is an ongoing, never-ending monument to the core premise of California education: Let’s make life easy for veteran adult employees. Its United Teachers Los Angeles-dominated school board has for years enforced

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Feminists discover what other women already know

March 22, 2013 By Katy Grimes After decades of telling women to burn their bras, divorce their husbands, shun motherhood, and pursue careers, feminists have now discovered how wonderful it is to stay at home with the babies. “A growing

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Some minority L.A. Dems realize unions are dubious allies 12

March 12, 2013 By Chris Reed The hegemony of Democrats in California is based to a striking degree on the ability of public employee unions — whose leaders and most affluent members are predominantly white — to keep minorities on

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Prediction: CTA, CFT will kill Brown push to help English learners 2

Feb. 27, 2013 By Chris Reed On the Fox & Hounds website, veteran Sacramento watcher John Wildermuth has a sharp piece about how Gov. Jerry Brown’s push to give more money to school districts with students with higher numbers of

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