Jessica Calefati

San Jose Mercury News

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Capitol correspondent for the San Jose Mercury News

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Thousands of K-12 students in California go to online schools so that they can learn from home at their own pace, with one-on-one virtual instruction.

California Virtual Academies: A Model of School Choice or Failure?

Thousands of K-12 students in California go to online schools so that they can learn from home at their own pace, with one-on-one virtual instruction.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Three million smartphones were stolen last year nationwide. In Los Angeles alone, 3000 were taken away.

Will the Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Get New Life in Sacramento?

Three million smartphones were stolen last year nationwide. In Los Angeles alone, 3000 were taken away.

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