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California is sitting on a surplus, but don’t expect a refund

California’s focus: what to do with an expected surplus of at least $6.1 billion. Republicans say return it to California’s 40 million residents as a nice tax refund. The governor’s priority is to fill up the state’s rainy day fund. Democratic legislators mostly want to spend it.
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Audit: School districts reap millions by OKing far-flung charters

Several small, cash-strapped California school districts are using a loophole in state law to boost their revenue by overseeing a raft of far-flung charter schools, according to a recent report published by the state auditor. The result, the report says: dismal academic results for thousands of students and a lot of extra money for the districts, one of which increased its revenue more than 10-fold.
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Rising stakes for California: Top stories of 2017

Throughout California, 2017 was a year of historic rises: rising seas, rising housing costs, rising political resistance, rising concerns about whether key state programs over-promise and under-deliver. We traced the trajectory of each of these critical stories:
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