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June 3: State of CA education: Dismal

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  • 06-07-2011
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An op-ed piece in Friday's Modesto Bee cited IDEA's latest Educational Opportunity Report, Free Fall: Educational Opportunities in 2011.

"The state of education in California: Dismal" refers to the billions cut in education spending--visibly increased class sizes, fewer electives, no music or arts classes, shorter school years--and how the cuts exist side-by-side with an increased focus on testing, especially through federal legislation and incentive programs.

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