Gov. Jerry Brown and his top education adviser, Board of Education president Michael Kirst, have resisted pressure to increase state oversight, saying they trust that implementation plans being written by districts and parental pressure will ensure that money is spent effectively.
Gov. Jerry Brown and his top education adviser, Board of Education president Michael Kirst, have resisted pressure to increase state oversight, saying they trust that implementation plans being written by districts and parental pressure will ensure that money is spent effectively. Susan Walsh AP
Gov. Jerry Brown and his top education adviser, Board of Education president Michael Kirst, have resisted pressure to increase state oversight, saying they trust that implementation plans being written by districts and parental pressure will ensure that money is spent effectively. Susan Walsh AP
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