LAUSD’s empty chair. A prep academy shuts its doors. Reed Hastings helps launch a $200 million something.
A teachers’ pension fund is in the money . . . Is a Kevin De León bill in the IRS’s crosshairs? . . . The State Board of Education greenlights yet another Oakland charter school.
Yesterday the subscriber-only political almanac California Target Book reported that spending by all independent expenditure committees (IECs) on legislative races in the general election had topped $41 million. That brought the year’s total of outside money for state Assembly and Senate seats, including primary races, to $70 million.
Joel Warner reports on the Netflix CEO’s attempts to disrupt public education.