East Bay Times: Education Lags, Time for California Dreaming Again
"In the end, as I have said for decades, budgets are statements of values. If you look at our California budget, from preschool to graduate school, or speak to a teacher or step into one of the under-resourced classrooms in many districts around our state, you will be alarmed and distressed."
California Gov. Jerry Brown gestures to a chart showing that budget deficits usually follow balanced state budgets as he discusses his 2017-2018 spending plan at a news conference Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)