Students are served breakfast at Stanley Mosk Elementary School in Los Angeles. A battle looms in the city school district over whether shifting half of its students into charter schools would improve their academic achievement.
Students are served breakfast at Stanley Mosk Elementary School in Los Angeles. A battle looms in the city school district over whether shifting half of its students into charter schools would improve their academic achievement. Nick Ut Associated Press file
Students are served breakfast at Stanley Mosk Elementary School in Los Angeles. A battle looms in the city school district over whether shifting half of its students into charter schools would improve their academic achievement. Nick Ut Associated Press file
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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L.A. new front in education war

November 21, 2015 04:01 PM

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Dan Walters’ column appeared in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. In 1984 he moved to The Sacramento Bee, where his column ran until 2017.