Dan Walters: Jerry Brown takes on school decrees

An amusing – or appalling – incident occurred in the Legislature in 1995 involving the state’s Education Code, the body of law that purports to manage how 6 million school kids are educated.

Delaine Eastin, the state’s superintendent of public instruction, and the Legislature’s most prominent education authority, Assemblywoman Deirdre Alpert, staged a news conference to decry the length and complexity of the “Ed Code,” as it’s called, and called for streamlining its provisions.

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