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Good News on the California Economy March 17 2014 Information released today shows that the state’s economy in 2013 was stronger than we thought.
Drought Watch: Roadblocks to Efficient Funding March 13 2014
This is part of a continuing series on the impact of the drought.Looming legal challenges may limit the ability of local agencies to make continued investments in modern, integrated water management—investments that would better prepare us for population growth, climate change, and future droughts.
No-Stakes Testing March 12 2014 March 18, California’s schools will pilot a new type of standardized test for students in grades three through eight and grade eleven.
Rebooting California’s Congressional Delegation March 11 2014 With this year’s retirements, more than a third of the California congressional delegation will have turned over by the time the dust settles this fall.
Ready for College? March 6 2014 By several measures, a large and growing share of the state’s high school graduates are ready for college-level work.
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