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Here's some back-story to Fred's post.
It was Levy, in a NYT piece back in 2009, while working for Citigroup, who offered us his "5 ways to fix schools." At that time, I wrote,
Levy, who obviously hadn't yet discovered the 5 ways while he was still in power, now wants to make it "mandatory" that all kids go to college for a year. I suppose he hopes that will keep them out of the job market and off the unemployment line for a while longer and hopes that the feds will pick up the cost of tuition ($8,000 average for state colleges and $25,000 for private). As for those kids who want to take a year off after high school, to work or travel? I suppose we could arrest their parents. How will this "fix" schools? Maybe Levy will tell us later.
|Levy helped funnel $500K of DFER money to Shapton.|
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Angela Hayden, whose 16-year-old daughter attends Taft High, said the suspected shooter allegedly threatened
The early money leader in the race for seats on the Los Angeles Board of Education is school board president Monica Garcia. Financial data released Thursday show that Garcia raised $174,288 last year, far outdistancing the combined total of four challengers vying to unseat her. Garcia represents District 2, which stretches out from the city’s central core.
Three of the seven board seats will be on the ballot in the March primary election. Much is at stake in the
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The shooter, also 16, then tried to shoot a second boy and missed before an unarmed science teacher was able to talk him down, apparently taking his weapon as the other students fled from the classroom through the door.
Police officers arrived after the teacher had disarmed the shooter, and took him into custody. They seized his
That is the crux of a new report released recently by Demos, a New York-based national policy and research organization that focuses on increasing opportunity and social mobility.
The report, titled College Funding in Context: Understanding the Difference in Higher Education Appropriations
Here’s how they describe it:
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The law also says each worker must be paid the wages owed when due and