January 21 | Sacramento Bee

BY DAN WALTERS

These are yeasty times for California’s public education system and its 6 million youngsters.

Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature overhauled how state school aid is distributed, removing limitations on billions of dollars, sharply increasing overall aid and directing that it be concentrated on poor and “English-learner” students...

...EdVoice, an education reform group, on Tuesday released a report noting that objectively evaluating teachers is already required by a state law enacted four decades ago, but ignored by all but a few school districts.