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The county’s largest school district has a bold new plan for assessing schools, but actually implementing that plan is unlikely to happen any time soon.

Filner on veterans, analysis of U-T political ads sparks controversy and what we learned this week.

Mayor Bob Filner’s early months in office have been marked by public battles.

City officials will spend months reviewing the managed competition process, placing some potential contracts on hold.