Gloria Romero

California Center for Parent Empowerment

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Founder of the California Center for Parent Empowerment; former California Director of Democrats for Education Reform; former Senate Senator (East Los Angeles, San Gabriel Valley) and Chair of its Education Committee and Budget Subcommittee on State Administration, General Government, the Judiciary; former Senate Majority Leader and chair of the Senate Select Committee on the California Correctional Systems

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The US Supreme Court heard arguments today in  Friedrichs v. the California Teachers Association .

The US Supreme Court Takes Aim at Public Sector Unions

The US Supreme Court heard arguments today in Friedrichs v. the California Teachers Association .

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The so-called "Parent Trigger" has failed again.

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The so-called "Parent Trigger" has failed again.

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The Obama Administration is dangling between $350 and $700 million  federal dollars  in front of California’s education establishment, but it’s at risk of being lost to politics in…

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The Obama Administration is dangling between $350 and $700 million federal dollars in front of California’s education establishment, but it’s at risk of being lost to politics in…

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