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May 5th, 2011
| 03:30 PM | Immigration & ELL

                                This blog post is part 2 of 3.  For part one click here for part three click ...

May 2nd, 2011
| 03:28 PM |

Budget Updates
 
Little progress has been made on the state budget, but there has been much conversation among Democrats as to how they will proceed in passing the tax extensions and in making further cuts to state services. The Sacramento Bee offers an opinion article that...

Apr 27th, 2011
| 08:27 AM | Teachers

The Not-so-Distant Past
 
In California in 1985 a first-class stamp cost $0.20, a dozen eggs cost $1.19, and motorists gasped when the price of a gallon of gas hit $1.20. Three top-selling albums that year were Wham!, Phil Collins’ No Jacket Required, and the Soundtrack to Miami Vice (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQDU-...