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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

Observations on California and its politics

California still has a big, and growing, education achievement gap

August 27, 2016 02:00 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.