27 Sep '14, 12pm

California working to land second Tesla Gigafactory

"The leaders are touting the state's skilled workforce and quality of life to Musk. According to a letter from Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) posted on Scribd, California can supply a "highly-educated" labor force as well as abundant green energy, which plays big with the environmentally-minded Musk." Who are they kidding? In all the major metropolitan areas of California the high school graduation rate is dismal at best, complete disaster at worst. In Los Angeles Unified School District, the nation's largest, the HS bgraduation rate is barely at 50% and most of those who do manage to graduate are functionally illiterate. With a few exceptions, the failure of California's public school system is state-wide, despite a generous budget and the State Constitution Amendment that guaranteed the priority of school funding. Northern California's Oakland School District and Southern Cal...

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