Teachers Union Won’t Play Broad Way

By Larry Sand
Los Angeles teachers union and its friends are livid over plan to charterize 260 schools. According to a memo unearthed by Los Angeles Times writer Howard Blume, the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation and other charter advocates want to create 260 new charter schools in Los Angeles, enrolling at least 130,000 students. The document includes...

TAGS: Alex Caputo-Pearl, California Charter School Association, Charter schools, Eli Broad, Elon Musk, Heartland Institute, Howard Blume, Larry Sand, teachers union, United Teachers of Los Angeles

Tesla's Planned "Gigafactory" Will Not Be In California

By Steve Malanga
California loves Tesla, the Los Angeles Times informs us, but the electric car company is ambivalent about the Golden State. In a blow to efforts to stem manufacturing job loss in California, the car company, based in Palo Alto, said it would definitely not build a new $5 billion “gigafactory” employing up to 6,500 workers in its...

TAGS: Elon Musk, Steve Malanga