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Public opinion, demonstrations, legislators, courts and presidents have forced the addition of groups to the protected list one-by-one. It won't be easy to expand the list to include the homeless. While most people have compassion for the homeless, compassion only goes so far.
AB 5 was not perfect, but for the community groups and advocates who supported it, its demise represents the loss of a much-needed reform of the state's teacher evaluation system.