Wilson seeks smaller classes, more money for technology
- Gov. Wilson outlines bold plans for Calif. school reform. Johnston, Robert C. // Education Week;01/14/98, Vol. 17 Issue 18, p25
Focuses on California Governor Pete Wilson's release of education reform proposals that would generate billions of dollars for schools. Reductions of K-3 classroom sizes; Plan to offer 15,000 opportunity scholarships for students in the state's lowest-performing schools; Varied reactions to...
- Calif. Voters Face Expansive Schools Initiative. Johnston, Robert C. // Education Week;10/21/98, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p15
Reports on voting on Proposition 8, a school reform proposal by California Governor Pete Wilson, for the November 3, 1998 ballot. Opposition of teacher's unions and other school groups on the plan; Implications of the ballot; Provisions of the plan.
- CLASS CONFLICT. Gearey, Robyn // New Republic;04/21/97, Vol. 216 Issue 16, p12
Presents an article on the disadvantages of the expanded education reform program implemented by California Governor Pete Wilson in 1977 which advocates class reduction. Options for addressing the lack of classroom space caused by the class reduction program; Increase in the demand for...
- Schools Must Remain a Top Priority, Governor Tells California Lawmakers. Harp, Lonnie; D. G. // Education Week;1/15/1982, Vol. 11 Issue 17, p21
The article reports on the commitment of California Governor Pete Wilson to make educating spending a priority of his administration. He emphasizes the need to enact new programs to continue educational reform efforts. Wilson also plans to present a budget that would allocate 40 percent of...
- Wilson offers half a loaf with tort reform plan. Fine, Howard // Orange County Business Journal;3/10/97, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p8
Discusses a tort reform proposal which was presented by California's Governor Pete Wilson. Stipulations of the proposal; Effects on legal processes; Reference to Democrats disapproval of this type of proposal.
- Wilson's California agenda could be recipe for the US. Wood, Daniel B. // Christian Science Monitor;1/9/95, Vol. 87 Issue 30, p1
Reports on the possibility of Republican Gov. Pete Wilson being short-listed for the 1996 presidential race. Wilson's political career; Importance of the state of California on his presidential race performance; Analysts views on Wilson.
- Wilson tries on two hats, but many criticize the fit. Wood, Daniel B. // Christian Science Monitor;7/17/95, Vol. 87 Issue 161, p3
Focuses on the controversy surrounding California Governor Pete Wilson's increasing absence from the state and the resultant negligence of official duties owing to his 1996 presidential campaign. Problems created due to his absence; Criticism faced; Stand taken by Lt. Governor Gray Davis on the...
- California schemer. Maharidge, Dale // Mother Jones;Nov/Dec95, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p52
Profiles California Governor Pete Wilson. Termination of affirmative action at the University of California; Manipulation of white fear; Modern form of racial politics. INSET: On the record (achievements), by Romesh Ratnesar..
- The creative conservative. // Vital Speeches of the Day;10/1/91, Vol. 57 Issue 24, p744
Presents a speech by California Governor Peter Wilson, `The Creative Conservative,' delivered at the 50th anniversary of the Hoover Tower at Stanford University in Stanford, California, on July 15, 1991, dealing with the issue of a reawakening of individual responsibility.