New online course helps parents brush up on education policy
LA School Report | June 13, 2014
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Via Edsource | By John Fensterwald
A joke around Sacramento is that it takes a Ph.D. in Proposition 98 to understand how California schools are funded and governed.
The truth is that agood short course is probably all that’s needed for the basics of California’s complex education policies. And now there is one – Ed100.org.
Created by Jeff Camp, a former Microsoft Corp. manager and a longtime champion of public involvement in schools, Ed100.org is a free, 10-chapter online course that people can explore and complete at their own pace. The California PTA and the Full Circle Fund in San Francisco partnered with him.
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