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  • Raul Bocanegra, Co-Author of California Film Incentives Bill, Trails in Assembly Re-Election Bid

    In one of the bigger upsets in state politics in this year's midterms, Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra, who co-authored the legislation to extend and expand California's film and TV tax credit, is trailing his opponent, Patty Lopez, another Democrat who apparently spent little money and is little known in state politics.
  • An ineffective way to look at teachers

    An ineffective way to look at teachers
    Liz Bowie's recent reporting on Maryland's teacher evaluation system ("About 3 percent of teachers in Md. rated ineffective," Oct. 28) raises many questions. Ms. Bowie's investigative report contains several quotes from Sandi Jacobs, the vice president of...

    Deasy's exit reflects other school battles across the U.S.

    Deasy's exit reflects other school battles across the U.S.
    John Deasy was one of a group of big-city school leaders to push for radical change: More independent charter schools, using student test scores to help evaluate teachers and relying less on seniority when teachers are laid off. And Deasy's departure as...

    Ex-basketball star Kevin Johnson is back holding court in his hometown

    Ex-basketball star Kevin Johnson is back holding court in his hometown
    "Kevin, Kevin, come see us!" yelled a man pushing a stroller. "Yo, K.J., stop by the community garden!" urged a friend from the old neighborhood. Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson beamed as he walked through the heart of Oak Park, a long-struggling...

    Michelle Rhee to step down as head of advocacy group StudentsFirst

    Michelle Rhee to step down as head of advocacy group StudentsFirst
    Michelle Rhee, the controversial education figure and founder of the influential advocacy group StudentsFirst, announced Wednesday that she is stepping down as chief executive of the organization. Rhee, who served as Washington D.C. schools chancellor...