DeMaio and Dumanis Team Up on “Clean and Safe Schools” Initiative

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Duo to Collaborate on Education Reform, School Safety, and After-School Programs Standing side by side with District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis, San Diego Mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio unveiled his “Clean and Safe School” Initiative — which dedicates more resources to school safety and after-school programs.  As Mayor, DeMaio pledges to take an active role in education reform and forge partnerships with …

“I’ll gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today”

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Alyssia Finley, quoted in the OC Register… “The fate of California Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative depends on whether voters buy his sales pitch that the new revenues will benefit schools. They won’t… About half of all new revenues will actually go to teachers’ pensions.” Of course the issue here is the pensions. They need to be funded, but why …

Closing schools? The bigger issue is Sacramento

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Regarding San Diego Unified, see the UT’s “School closure plan draws ire, skepticism“… So what do you do when the population gradually moves out of an area? The district has avoided this topic for years and it looks like it is finally forced to act. The issue could have been addressed a long time prior, but decision-makers were afraid. Think of …