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Figuring out Props 30 and 38

By scarney
Saturday, October 13th, 2012 at 8:47 am in Schools.

The Educational Foundation of Orinda is sponsoring an Education Funding Town Hall this Thursday, Oct. 18, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., at the Orinda Library Auditorium.

The event will feature a history of state school funding and an overview of Propositions 30 and 38 that appear on November’s ballot. The event will finish up with a panel discussion featuring AUHSD Superintendent John Nickerson, OUSD Superintendent Dr. Joe Jaconette and several other local educational leaders.

Diane Dwyer, NBC Bay Area News anchor and OUSD parent, will be hosting the event.

The event is open to the public.

For more information about the event, visit the EFO’s website at

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One Response to “Figuring out Props 30 and 38”

  1. Milan Moravec Says:

    University of California is well known for inept spending of funding: Prop 30, 32. UC Berkeley Chancellor Birgeneau ($450,000), Provost Breslauer ($306,000) pick the pockets of in-state students and their parents clean. Birgeneau’s, Provost’s tuition increases make public Cal. the # 1 ranked most expensive (during the greatest recession of modern times) for in-state students. B & B’s outrageous 14% annual tuition increases (2006 – 20012) illustrates an out of touch, self-serving Cal. senior management.

    Robert J Birgeneau and Provost forget they are public servants, stewards of the public money, not overseers of their own fiefdom. Let’s review how they used the tax dollars.

    Pay ex-politician $300,000 for several lectures; Recruit affluent foreign & affluent out of state students who then displace qualified instate applicants; Spend millions (prominent East Coast university accomplishing same at 0 cost) for OE consultants to remove Chancellor, Provost created inefficiencies but prevent consultants from examining Cal. senior management.

    Email opinion Calif. State Senators Assembly Members (The author has 35 years’ consulting, has taught at Cal. where he observed the culture & ways of senior management & yes was not fired)

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