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.

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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.

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