Ouster of Papadakis

There are still modern-day martyrs. Papadakis who for five years fought the good fight against bureaucrats and politicians, lobbyists and coalitions and won, what for herself? Not a pat on the back. A kick in the pants.

But for the 4 million children in California she won a great victory: the right to be instructed in English--not just in private schools--but in public schools.

ELAINE TANNORS

La Canada

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