San Francisco is a thriving city and I love living here. It nearly has it all: great people, a vibrant economy, and natural beauty in all directions.
But there is one thing San Francisco does’t have: a public education system that does right by low-income African American and Latino students.
One of the wealthiest and most innovative cities in the world can’t teach low-income kids to read, write, and do math.
Nearly every other city in California performs better than San Francisco in educating low-income students, and it’s not like most of the cities are knocking it out of the park.
And the worst part of it all is that the fix is not too hard. Within a decade, I bet San Francisco could be one of the highest performing urban school systems in the country.
But I’m skeptical that will occur. The people who control the system do…
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Well… Maybe not killing EV’s… Just leveling the playing field a bit.
Guest gloating by David Middleton
Senate Republicans passed legislation early Saturday allowing oil and gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as part of a tax reform package, moving closer to fulfilling a long-time GOP goal.
The passage of the bill marked a significant achievement for Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, the chairwoman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, who has introduced legislation to open a portion of the Alaskan refuge to drilling every term she has served in the chamber, only to be blocked by Democrats.
A new change in the Republican tax bill would allow energy companies classified as publicly traded partnerships to take the pass-through…
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