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.

How Prop 13 affects funding and the quality of education for LA public schools

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.

Universities move classes online to protect against coronavirus, but students are confused

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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Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed his first non-budget-related bill, which will regulate charter schools.

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Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed his first non-budget-related bill, which will regulate charter schools.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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