Prisons and schools

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No bookcase.

By Tim Redmond

Here's one of the saddest statistics I've seen in a long time: California will soon spend more money on prisons than on its university system.

Everyone in Sacramento seems to agree this is wrong. Nobody does a damn thing about it.

In fact, the state Legislature just agreed to spend another $8 billion on more prison beds.

More on this tomorrow.