by Ava Arsaga, Parent Cortical Mass
This week California Governor Jerry Brown showed political grit. He announced plans to tackle the intractable problem of unequal public school funding caused by local property tax traditions. Will citizens in affluent neighborhoods allow funds from their schools to be redirected to improve school quality for other people’s children? The Governor promised opponents “the battle of their lives.” ● For parents with kids graduating from high school, read the eloquent article on parents’ love, by Adam Gopnik, writer at The New Yorker and brother of Alison Gopnik, renowned expert on babies’ cognitive development.