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Could It Be Water Versus Schools on California’s November Ballot?

June 19, 2014 | 12:01 am

Could It Be Water Versus Schools on California’s November Ballot?

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If two bonds being considered both pass, they might be pitted against each other by leery voters.

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Election 2013: Guide to San Mateo County Measures P to X

November 5, 2013 | 5:00 am

Election 2013: Guide to San Mateo County Measures P to X

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It’s all about public funding in San Mateo County. Residents will decide whether to reopen schools, pass a parcel tax and expand a utility bill.

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Borrowing Millions, Paying Many Times More: Taxpayers On Hook For Risky School Bonds

November 30, 2012 | 4:49 pm

Borrowing Millions, Paying Many Times More: Taxpayers On Hook For Risky School Bonds

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Would you take out a loan if you had to pay interest worth 10 or more times the amount you borrowed? Dozens of school districts in nearly all Bay Area counties have issued bonds under those terms, according to the LA Times, and property owners will ultimately have to pay them off. State Treasurer Bill […]

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51% of All Calif. K-12 Students Are Hispanic

March 20, 2012 | 9:28 am

51% of All Calif. K-12 Students Are Hispanic

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From California Watch California enrolls the most Hispanics in K-12 schools in the country: nearly 3.4 million in 2010, according to an analysis of census data released yesterday by the Pew Hispanic Center. Hispanics made up 51 percent of all K-12 students in the state – the second-highest proportion of overall enrollment in the nation, […]

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