Event had empty podiums for no-shows, front runners Democrat Gavin Newsom and Republican John Cox. Conservative Travis Allen voiced opinions at odds with three other debaters.
Transcript of an October 2017 presentation at Advancement Project California’s Birth to Five Water Cooler conference in Sacramento.
John Chiang, Delaine Eastin, Gavin Newsom, and Antonio Villaraigosa all say they support the Local Control Funding Formula and California's emphasis on local control.
All four leading gubernatorial candidates agree that for-profit charter schools should not be allowed in California.
Only former L.A. mayor Antonio Villaraigosa commits to taking on teacher tenure and seniority laws if elected governor. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom says "crisis" of demoralized teachers is a more important issue.
Eastin enters what is likely to be a crowded field in the race to succeed Gov. Jerry Brown.