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Posted inU.S. Education

Despite state subsidies, class sizes begin to rise again in California schools

Most of California’s largest school districts are increasing class sizes in kindergarten through third grade, eroding the most expensive education reform in the state’s history.

 California Watch surveyed the 30 largest K-12 school districts in the state and found that many schools are pushing class sizes to 24 in some or all of the early […]

Posted inImmigration, National Security

Immigration Courts Make Do With Limited Resources Despite Mounting Caseloads

Many removal proceedings must go before an immigration judge. This chart shows trends in the number of people that were removed from the U.S. from 2003 to 2008, broken down by ICE Field Office. Click on image to view chart. Produced by Hugo Cabrera While the nation’s understaffed immigration courts strain under a backlog that […]

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