Archive for December 26th, 2012

SacBee: Jerry Brown pushes new funding system for California schools


By Kevin Yamamura
Published: Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 1A
Last Modified: Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 – 4:13 pm

After California schools eliminated art programs and increased class sizes to survive budget cuts, they are finally on the verge of getting more money thanks to voter-approved taxes and economic recovery.

But K-12 districts may not share equally in the expanding budget pie.

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SFChronicle: Labor beat Prop. 32 via social media

Joe Garofoli
Published 11:09 pm, Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Leaders of the California unions that spent $75 million to defeat Proposition 32’s union-busting campaign in November discovered something during the bruising battle: 40 percent of likely voters were not watching any Prop. 32-related TV commercials, even though the spots droned on nonstop throughout the fall.

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