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A New Challenge for Oakland Schools — Extra Money From State

October 18, 2013 | 5:30 am

A New Challenge for Oakland Schools — Extra Money From State

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Oakland school district finds that the hard part of new state funding is deciding how to spend it.

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Prop. 30 Helps Deliver $2.6 Billion To State Schools — But Academic Results Are Expected

August 26, 2013 | 9:15 am

Prop. 30 Helps Deliver $2.6 Billion To State Schools — But Academic Results Are Expected

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Mechale Murphy is one of those principals students consider “cool.” She is tall and beautiful, and greets her pint-size students with a smile and handshake just like celebrities greet their fans. Murphy is in charge of West Elementary, a suburban school nestled among cookie-cutter homes near Sacramento. It is one of 61 schools in Elk […]

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