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John Fensterwald

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Editor of EdSource Today, online news arm of EdSource, a non-partisan education policy organization; former blogger at the Silicon Valley Education Foundation and editor and co-writer of "Thoughts on Public Education in California"

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LA Unified began training teachers for the new  Common Core  curriculum two years ago.  Last year, it was introduced in kindergarten and grades one, six and nine. How important is it?

It's a Brave New World for LA Unified

LA Unified began training teachers for the new Common Core curriculum two years ago.  Last year, it was introduced in kindergarten and grades one, six and nine. How important is it?

from Which Way, L.A.?

Governor Brown says , "This is not an ordinary legislative measure. This is a cause."

It's Jerry Brown versus… the Democrats?

Governor Brown says , "This is not an ordinary legislative measure. This is a cause."

from Which Way, L.A.?

President Obama's Education Secretary Arne Duncan has encouraged states to compete for education reform money under the program called  Race to the Top .

Can Education Reformers Bypass UTLA and Governor Brown?

President Obama's Education Secretary Arne Duncan has encouraged states to compete for education reform money under the program called Race to the Top .

from Which Way, L.A.?

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