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PRI’s Lance Izumi Named President of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges

San Francisco – On Tuesday, January 15, Pacific Research Institute’s director of Education Studies Lance T. Izumi succeeded Kay Albiani as president of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges. The Board sets policy and provides guidance for the 72 districts and 109 colleges within the system. It …

Education

Texas Public Schools: Top in the Class, a Few Rotten Apples, or Mired in Mediocrity?

PRI’s Vicki Murray participated in this policy orientation event sponsored by the Texas Public Policy Foundation. Other presenters included Texas Rep. Scott Hochberg, The Honorable Ron Wilson, and Dr. Bruce Shortt. The moderator was Jamie Story. From school finance reform in Texas to No Child Left Behind at the federal …

California

California’s Affluent Schools Ooze Corruption

UGotNerve, August 14, 2008 Human Events, January 8, 2008 When middle-class parents in California opened their newspapers recently and read that the leviathan Los Angeles Unified School District had overpaid their employees by $53 million, many likely took comfort in the belief that at least the school districts in their …

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Ethnicity-Obsessed UC Ignores Law

In 2008 the University of California will increase the number of officially recognized Asian categories from eight to 23, nearly a three-fold increase. UC administrators and various student groups hail the move as a milestone of diversity and aid to outreach. That remains dubious but the plan confirms that the …

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Leap Year for UC Categorical Imperative

In 2008 the University of California will increase the number of officially recognized Asian categories from eight to 23, nearly a three-fold increase. UC administrators and various student groups hail the move as a milestone of diversity and aid to outreach. That remains dubious but the plan confirms that the …

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Why so many teachers are quitting, and how to win them back

More than six million California children returned to school this fall, but about 25,000 of their teachers likely will not return next year if recent attrition trends hold. Nearly every U.S. president since Harry Truman has proposed teacher recruitment plans. State leaders have introduced countless programs as well, including California …

Commentary

PRI’s Lance Izumi Named President of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges

San Francisco – On Tuesday, January 15, Pacific Research Institute’s director of Education Studies Lance T. Izumi succeeded Kay Albiani as president of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges. The Board sets policy and provides guidance for the 72 districts and 109 colleges within the system. It …

Education

Texas Public Schools: Top in the Class, a Few Rotten Apples, or Mired in Mediocrity?

PRI’s Vicki Murray participated in this policy orientation event sponsored by the Texas Public Policy Foundation. Other presenters included Texas Rep. Scott Hochberg, The Honorable Ron Wilson, and Dr. Bruce Shortt. The moderator was Jamie Story. From school finance reform in Texas to No Child Left Behind at the federal …

California

California’s Affluent Schools Ooze Corruption

UGotNerve, August 14, 2008 Human Events, January 8, 2008 When middle-class parents in California opened their newspapers recently and read that the leviathan Los Angeles Unified School District had overpaid their employees by $53 million, many likely took comfort in the belief that at least the school districts in their …

Commentary

Ethnicity-Obsessed UC Ignores Law

In 2008 the University of California will increase the number of officially recognized Asian categories from eight to 23, nearly a three-fold increase. UC administrators and various student groups hail the move as a milestone of diversity and aid to outreach. That remains dubious but the plan confirms that the …

Commentary

Leap Year for UC Categorical Imperative

In 2008 the University of California will increase the number of officially recognized Asian categories from eight to 23, nearly a three-fold increase. UC administrators and various student groups hail the move as a milestone of diversity and aid to outreach. That remains dubious but the plan confirms that the …

Commentary

Why so many teachers are quitting, and how to win them back

More than six million California children returned to school this fall, but about 25,000 of their teachers likely will not return next year if recent attrition trends hold. Nearly every U.S. president since Harry Truman has proposed teacher recruitment plans. State leaders have introduced countless programs as well, including California …

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