This time it's all 28 separate districts in Orange County, where County Supervisors plan to take $73 million in school money to balance their budget and pay bills. But the school superintendent says, not "on the backs of the children." We hear from both sides and from the Governor's office, which says the Supervisors may be about to break state law. Also, LA County officials are saying, "stay home." We update the ongoing damage from high winds. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, climate change and low expectations.
Orange County Set to Divert $73.5M from Strapped K-12 Schools
From this Episode:
Yet Another School System in Big Trouble
Education in California is likely to be hit hard if revenues don't measure up to the optimistic projections made in Sacramento when this year's budget was passed. In the...
19 min, 9 sec
Future Hazy as Climate Talks Continue
The UN's Conference of Parties on Climate Change has been meeting for 17 years. In 1997, it produced the Kyoto Protocol , supposedly to hold industrial nations accountable...
25 min, 37 sec