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I have a question too…


About the time I turned 13, Prop 13 passed. Libraries and other crucial services were threatened with closure. When asked what this would mean for children, I can still remember Howard Jarvis’ response, “What do they need libraries for, they’re all illiterate anyway?” Now, my son will soon turn 13, and that meanness of spirit […]

State of Emergency: Looking Forward


View looking west from the Capitol  building IMG_4115 by V31S70, on Flickr The Mid-range We had some successes last week at the State of Emergency, but what is the long game? First up, will be getting an extension of revenues due to expire at the end of June.  In today’s budget revise, where the Governor […]

Looking Back: Final Reflections on State of Emergency


It was a long, grueling week, but I wouldn’t have missed it for the world. I want to look back at what happened and what we may have achieved. I think we need to keep in mind what we were told as this campaign started on Monday (which seems so long ago now), this is […]

What would make a teacher do that?


“It’s so sad that teachers have to go this far to get the attention of some lawmakers.” –David Sanchez, President of CTA Since I was at the State of Emergency held by CTA all week, I got to know some of the participants in Thursday’s sit-in. I thought I would share the story of one […]

My Links on State of Emergency


Posts on this blog tagged “StateofEmergency” My Diigo Bookmarks tagged “StateofEmergency” My YouTube State of Emergency playlist My Flickr photoset of pictures from State of Emergency State of Emergency FB Page CTA’s State of Emergency Website

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