Pedro Noguera

Dean of the USC Rossier School of Education

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Pedro Noguera on KCRW

When California passed Prop 13 in 1978, it capped property taxes in the state. That meant a big reduction in tax revenue. One of the areas most affected: public schools.

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Universities across the country have canceled classes because of the new coronavirus. In California, Stanford, USC and most of the UCs have moved online.

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