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California’s Educational Crisis Framed by Two Events: Walters

In case you missed it, a Superior Court Judge in Los Angeles is allowing an education lawsuit to proceed against the state. The lawsuit contends that California’s public schools have failed to adequately teach reading to some black and Latino students. Cal...
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What Is California Doing Right? Community Colleges.

Dan Walters might be the most high-profile media advocate for community colleges in California. "Low-cost, conveniently located community colleges are the primary gateway into post-high school job training and four-year degrees for those who would otherwise...
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Young People Are Looking for Younger Leaders: Poll

WASHINGTON — Young people are looking for a change this election season — a generational change. A poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV found that most Americans ages ...
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US Economy is World’s Biggest. Who Will Lead in 2050?

The U.S. economy has grown by exactly $1 trillion since 2017 to $20.4 trillion, according to the International Monetary Fund. That makes the American economy far and away the world's biggest — more than $6 trillion ahead of runner-up China and more than $15...
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