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Union power protects miscreants, not just pay and benefits

Nov. 20, 2012 By Chris Reed As the Legislature’s refusal to pass a bill making it easier to fire classroom sexual predators shows, union power isn’t just about protecting jobs, pay and benefits. It’s also about insulating bad apples, even

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Playing dumb on why students are charged illegal fees 3

Nov. 1, 2012 Chris Reed: I think some of the best writing about California’s public schools appears on education-specific blogs and websites, not in newspapers. I’ve read EdSource regularly for a long time. But these sites also serve up lots

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Budget crisis upside: vindication of critiques of state Democrats 3

Sept. 14, 2012 By Chris Reed The budget battles of the past few years may have been aggravating, but they have also been full of moments of vindication for conservatives and libertarians who have long watched Sacramento operate with fury

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