We must reform the very culture of education in California. All students, regardless of zip code, deserve the same support and access to quality education as the students of Wonderland Avenue Elementary School.
California's real problem is the system we all have built: the initiative process and its consultants, the lobbying culture that profits from inexperienced legislators with term limits, minority rule of the budget, and so on.
California students are getting savvy. They are ready to take the future of the UC into their own hands. It's time to end the gridlock in Sacramento and restore public higher education in California to greatness.
How is it, in a time of immense fiscal crisis, that an eradication program designed to clear out an otherwise ordinary and humdrum brown moth, has come to cost California taxpayers over $100 million dollars?