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Kashkari calls out Gov. Brown for silence on teacher job protections
Kashkari calls out Gov. Brown for silence on teacher job protections

The way Gov. Jerry Brown sees it, California has upended the nation's practice of shortchanging the schools of poor and minority students. "Those who have the biggest challenge, they need the most money," Brown told an American Federation of Teachers convention Friday in downtown Los Angeles. But Neel Kashkari, the governor's Republican challenger in November, told reporters outside that Brown had insulted the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. by staying silent on a recent court finding that teacher job protections violate the equal education rights of the state's poor and minority children. "He has a choice between fighting for poor and minority kids or fighting on behalf of the fat...

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