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State settles high-profile school lawsuit

The State Board of Education has voted to settle Cruz v. California, a lawsuit alleging extreme mistreatment of mostly minority students at six urban high schools — a case that has won national attention. The Ed Source website has details: The agreement

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Conflict of interest for CTA rep on state board?

The California Public Utilities Commission has faced months of headlines over conflict-of-interest scandals involving former longtime PUC President Michael Peevey, who on several occasions sought favors from the utilities he regulated while interceding on their behalf out of the public’s

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Black Caucus brings its clout to CA school funding fight

The Local Control Funding Formula, enacted in 2013, is supposed to make sure more education dollars are used in ways that specifically help struggling students. Gov. Jerry Brown pushed for the education funding change because he said it was crucial

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CTA wins: Brown lobbies to weaken own school-funding reform 0

Gov. Jerry Brown made a surprise appearance Thursday at a State Board of Education meeting to call for board members — most of whom he appointed — to approve loophole-ridden regulations for the implementation of the sweeping education funding changes

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