Rick Pratt

Assistant Executive Director, California School Boards Association

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Assistant Executive Director of the California School Boards Association

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Fifteen charters schools that were about to go out of business got a $10.5 million bailout today.

Benefactors Bail Out ICEF Charter Schools

Fifteen charters schools that were about to go out of business got a $10.5 million bailout today.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Arnold Schwarzenegger's office says, "We never talk about the Governor's private meetings." But others are free to report.

Schwarzenegger Warns that Education Could Face $ 2-4 Billion Cuts

Arnold Schwarzenegger's office says, "We never talk about the Governor's private meetings." But others are free to report.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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The peaceful transition of power for the first time in US history appeared to hang in the balance this week.

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“My hospital already feels like a war zone. COVID is already ravaging our country. I did not think we could sink any lower," LA physician Anna Granata told KCRW.

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The U.S. House of Representatives is taking up a resolution that would call on Vice President Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment and take over President Trump's duties.

Immediate financial relief topped Governor Gavin Newsom's wishlist in an ambitious $227 billion spending plan he released Friday for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Today the House of Representatives introduced an article of impeachment against President Trump, charging him with “incitement of insurrection.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Nielsen released year-end streaming data for 2020, and more minutes were spent watching “The Office” on Netflix than any other show.

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One of the nation’s worst COVID outbreaks is in LA County, where the positivity rate over the last week is nearing 20%.

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