02/23/2018

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National Charter School Study 2013

This report provides an updated and expanded view of charter school performance in the United States.

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20th Annual Highway Report on the Performance of State Highway Systems

. . . tracks the performance of state-owned highway systems of the United States from 1984 to 2009. Eleven indicators make up each state’s overall rating, including highway expenditures, interstate and primary road pavement condition, bridge condition, urban interstate congestion, fatality rates and narrow rural lanes. The study is based on spending and performance data submitted by the state highway agencies to the federal government. –

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National Charter School Study 2013

This report provides an updated and expanded view of charter school performance in the United States.

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More Charters, Including Those in California, Outperform District Schools in Reading, Study Says

The nation’s charter schools, including those in California, have made “slow and steady” progress over the past four years, with students in nearly a quarter of charters now outperforming their traditional school peers in reading and, on average, catching up to them in math, a group of Stanford researchers reported. The study also found that charter schools excel in teaching poor minority students and English language learners.

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More Charters, Including Those in California, Outperform District Schools in Reading, Study Says

The nation’s charter schools, including those in California, have made “slow and steady” progress over the past four years, with students in nearly a quarter of charters now outperforming their traditional school peers in reading and, on average, catching up to them in math, a group of Stanford researchers reported. The study also found that charter schools excel in teaching poor minority students and English language learners.

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Hospital Industry in Southern California, Economic Impact Analysis

Economic analysis of health industry in Southern California

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The Economic Impact of the Affordable Care Act on California

“. . . estimate of the economic impact of the ACA, weighing factors that will generate jobs and enhance growth against those that will have a contradictory impact. “

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Medtronic Plans to Cut 2,000 Jobs

Company: MedtronicCA Net Job Gain/Loss: -70Reason: LayoffCity/Region Losing Jobs: Santa Rosa, CANotes: Layoffs in Santa Rosa part of larger plan by company to cut 2,000 employees worldwide

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Sutter Health Files Under WARN Act for 169 NorCal Layoffs

Company: Sutter HealthCA Net Job Gain/Loss: -54Reason: LayoffCity/Region Losing Jobs: Oakland, CANotes: Story describes cuts in three different areas in CA with specific job loss figures

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Sutter Health Files Under WARN Act for 169 NorCal Layoffs

Company: Sutter HealthCA Net Job Gain/Loss: -79Reason: LayoffCity/Region Losing Jobs: Burlingame, CANotes: Story describes cuts in three different areas in CA with specific job loss figures

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Sutter Health Files Under WARN Act for 169 NorCal Layoffs

Company: Sutter HealthCA Net Job Gain/Loss: -79Reason: LayoffCity/Region Losing Jobs: Burlingame, CANotes: Story describes cuts in three different areas in CA with specific job loss figures

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Queen of the Valley to Lay Off 55 Employees

Company: Queen of the Valley Medical CenterCA Net Job Gain/Loss: -55Reason: LayoffCity/Region Losing Jobs: Napa, CA

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Partnership HealthPlan adding 100 Jobs

Company: Partnership HealthplanCA Net Job Gain/Loss: 100Reason: ExpandCity/Region Gaining Jobs: Several Northern CA Counties

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Editorial/Opinion: Bump In The Road For Healthcare Law

One figure in a new report neatly summarizes the potential pitfalls for Obamacare: 30.1%. That’s how much premiums could rise next year, on average, for the roughly 1.3 million moderate- and upper-income Californians who buy individual health insurance policies.

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Warn Act Warnings: 118 Health Care Jobs to be Cut at Dignity Health, Mills-Peninsula

Company: Dignity HealthCA Net Job Gain/Loss: -70Reason: LayoffCity/Region Losing Jobs: San Mateo, CA

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