Report Questions How Calif. Schools Managed Lands

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Researchers are questioning how California's schools have managed the more than 5.5 million acres that the federal government granted to the state when it joined the union, according the San Francisco Chronicle.

Analysts at Utah State University found most of the land given to the California school trust has been sold off, mismanaged or neglected, the newspaper reported Saturday 

A report by the university's Center for the School of the Future, found that of the original land, less than 500,000 acres remain.

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