Hovhannes Muradyan, 10, eats breakfast while doing schoolwork last year at his desk at White Rock Elementary in Rancho Cordova. Doubts have been raised about accountability for state education spending.
Hovhannes Muradyan, 10, eats breakfast while doing schoolwork last year at his desk at White Rock Elementary in Rancho Cordova. Doubts have been raised about accountability for state education spending. Randall Benton Sacramento Bee file
Hovhannes Muradyan, 10, eats breakfast while doing schoolwork last year at his desk at White Rock Elementary in Rancho Cordova. Doubts have been raised about accountability for state education spending. Randall Benton Sacramento Bee file
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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.