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Oakland School Board Seeks Parcel Tax to Improve High Schools

May 31, 2014 | 9:00 am

Oakland School Board Seeks Parcel Tax to Improve High Schools

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And the city’s E.C. Reems Charter School, which serves a very poor neighborhood, has lost its charter.

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June 21, 2012 | 12:57 pm

Welfare, Financial Aid Cut in New California Budget

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Students and welfare recipients will feel in the pinch in the new budget that Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers announced on Thursday after a week of negotiation, according to news reports. Los Angeles Times writes: One of the biggest barriers to a deal was disagreement between Brown and legislative Democrats over how to change the […]

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Charter School Closures Highest in California

December 22, 2011 | 10:42 am

Charter School Closures Highest in California

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A new report released yesterday on charter schools finds that California has the highest number of charter schools closed in the country. The Center for Education Reform, an advocacy group that supports charter schools, reports thatĀ of the 1,100 or so approved in California, 187 have closed — about 17 percent. Nationwide, 15 percent of approximately […]

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