Assemblywoman Shirley Weber, D-San Diego, is the author of two bills sponsored by education reformer and civil rights groups that have led to clashes with Assemblyman Patrick O’Donnell, who chairs the Assembly Education Committee.
Assemblywoman Shirley Weber, D-San Diego, is the author of two bills sponsored by education reformer and civil rights groups that have led to clashes with Assemblyman Patrick O’Donnell, who chairs the Assembly Education Committee. Rich Pedroncelli Associated Press file
Assemblywoman Shirley Weber, D-San Diego, is the author of two bills sponsored by education reformer and civil rights groups that have led to clashes with Assemblyman Patrick O’Donnell, who chairs the Assembly Education Committee. Rich Pedroncelli Associated Press file
Dan Walters

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Dan Walters: Big feud over school accountability rages in Capitol

April 25, 2016 04:33 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.