Fate, it seems, wants Angel Snow to be a musician. After three years in Nashville pursuing a career in music, Snow was considering changing direction. She had signed up for a program to teach English in South Korea and was well underway in the preparations. “When I met Alison Krauss, I had already gone to a few of the classes to prepare myself for the teaching English thing,” she said. Yes, that Alison Krauss; the 27-time Grammy winner.
With a gross salary of more than $333,000, BART’s highest-paid employee last year wasn’t its general manager, police chief or a worker who racked up gobs of overtime scrubbing grime from filthy train seats. It was someone who did no work at all for BART in 2012: Dorothy Dugger, the agency’s former general manager who resigned under pressure more than two years ago.
On March 15, 2015, the California Department of Education published a field test version of the California School Dashboard for schools and districts. The dashboard shows progress, or lack of it, on multiple measures. This database shows indicators of progress on five measures, in color codes selected by the state.