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Posts from June 2014

GSPP Welcomes Young African Leaders Initiative Washington Fellows

The Goldman School of Public Policy and UC Berkeley welcomes the Young African Leaders Initiative Washington Fellows for six weeks of intensive study on civic leadership. The Institute was launched in 2013 by President Barack Obama to “give thousands of promising young Africans…the opportunity to … More

Taking on Teacher Tenure Backfires

California Ruling on Teacher Tenure Is Not Whole Picture

By Jesse Rothstein In his decision on Tuesday to strike down California’s teacher-tenure system, Judge Rolf M. Treu of Los Angeles Superior Court ruled that laws protecting teachers from dismissal violated the state’s constitutional commitment to provide “a basically equal opportunity to achiev… More