Rift in Democratic Party over education policy spotlighted in record outside spending on state races
A rift in the Democratic Party over education policy comes into sharp relief one day before California’s primary election as a record $28 million has been spent by outside groups on state races, one-third coming from groups supporting charter schools. On one side, traditional Democratic players, including the California Teachers Association, are aligning themselves with candidates who have committed...
By Sarah Favot | June 6, 2016
Johnson outpacing McKenna in school board race for money
Alex Johnson has opened a substantial lead over George McKenna in campaign support from individual donors and groups that support his candidacy even as major backers from the education reform camp and labor unions who have given millions in previous years appear to be sitting this election out. The two candidates are facing each other in...
By Vanessa Romo | July 15, 2014