The state’s first online community college has encountered difficulties, including opposition from faculty at other community colleges.
Budget proposes incentives, recruitment programs and training to fill needed teaching positions.
Ballot measure proponents advocate for a new, ongoing source of funding for state's education priorities.
Debate rages on about how to measure a teacher candidate’s ability to teach reading.
The early childhood workforce is one area where some experts believe Newsom and the Legislature have fallen short.
He forged a compromise to revise California's charter school law and gave districts unexpected help to pay employee pension obligations.
Research shows later start times improve academic performance, but many in education community opposed being required to start later.
Sen. Warren’s plan for K-12 schools, which focuses on low-income students, would be paid for by a “wealth tax.”
Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill that would have given California teachers at least six weeks of fully paid maternity leave.
New laws also ease dual-enrollment for adults and high schoolers.
For the first time, school districts will be able to consider a proposed charter school’s financial impact.
The new law requires doctors to screen children enrolled in Medi-Cal for developmental delays three times before they turn 3.
The debate over whether ethnic studies is an appropriate and valuable course for high school students was settled long ago.
If the bill is approved, California will join 14 other states and the District of Columbia in requiring districts to offer full-day kindergarten.
Some schools may not yet have enough math and science courses to offer a State Seal of STEM.