An overflow crowd watches a large screen monitor in the lobby of the state education building on July 14, 2016, as the state Board of Education takes public comment on a proposal to broaden the curriculum of California’s history and social science classes.
An overflow crowd watches a large screen monitor in the lobby of the state education building on July 14, 2016, as the state Board of Education takes public comment on a proposal to broaden the curriculum of California’s history and social science classes. Rich Pedroncelli The Associated Press
An overflow crowd watches a large screen monitor in the lobby of the state education building on July 14, 2016, as the state Board of Education takes public comment on a proposal to broaden the curriculum of California’s history and social science classes. Rich Pedroncelli The Associated Press
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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Misnamed ‘accountability’ system for schools leaves parents in dark

July 25, 2016 08:25 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.