The approach encourages hands-on learning through experiments.
The incentive is aimed at increasing the number of math, science, bilingual education and special education teachers.
The U.S. Department of Education has rejected California’s request to begin administering online tests this spring based on new science standards.
Democrats on the committee were angry that they were only given five minutes each to question Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to be secretary of education.
Early education advocates say a delay in new preschool slots and a freeze on child care reimbursement rates in the governor's 2017-18 budget will slow progress in supporting young children and hurt working families.
In some cases, English learners outscored their English-proficient peers on standardized tests.
Napolitano was diagnosed with cancer in August and informed the regents at that time, but her illness was not publicly disclosed previously.
The California Charter Schools Association says it will "actively resist" efforts to impose a private school voucher plan on California.
Supporters of new funding for teacher recruitment programs said they're disappointed in Gov. Jerry Brown's initial state budget proposal.
City College is one of the largest community colleges in the nation.
Our experts would want to know about she'd address vouchers, early education, fears of immigrant students, Common Core and students' college debt.
Oakland needs a superintendent deeply rooted in the community who will stay on the job for the next 10 years.