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Conversations With and About Mike

Education Policy and America's Public Schools

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Jerry Brown Explains Local Control Funding Formula Reform

“The Interlocutor”

Governor Brown explains the revolutionary change in California K-12 funding formula, 2013  Photo courtesy of the Los Angeles Times We turn again to Governor Brown’s reflections during his last Friday in …

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Book Collection of Stanford Professor Emeritus Mike Kirst Books Library of Congress

First Installment: “Conversations With and About Mike,” Starting with Governor Brown

“If only the rest of us could begin our work by building on what Mike has already learned ” Thomas Hatch–Co-Director of the National Center for Restructuring Education, Schools, and Teaching–wished …

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