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Prop Zero Links: Monday, July 26



    Students work out math problems during a class for Hispanic adults, Wednesday, March 16, 2005, at Cary High School in Cary, N.C. Even among Hispanics 16-to-19 who were educated entirely in the United States, 15 percent nationally are dropouts, compared with 12 percent for blacks and 8 percent for whites. (AP Photo/ Karl DeBlaker)

    Shift in English, Math Standard: The state Board of Education is set to consider a set of national Common Core Standards. [Mercury News]

    High Costs of High Times: With their fans, air filters and high-intensity lights, indoor marijuana grow farms can be an expensive business. [Press Democrat]

    The AB32 Climate Law and Jobs: There has been an increase in the number of jobs, but not necessarily the green jobs it promised. [Sacramento Bee]

    Ohio's Interest in California's Election: California Watch reports that Carly Fiorina's Senate campaign has received money from an outspoken Ohio coal mine owner. [California Watch]

    LA Times on Prop 25: Columnist George Skelton writes, a "tart tactic is in play by business interests and conservative ideologues against Proposition 25 on the November ballot." [LA Times]

    Familiar Fight: Sac Bee columnist Dan Walters says history is repeating itself when it comes to taxes. [Sacramento Bee]