This edition of “This Week in California Education” focuses on two bills signed by Gov. Jerry Brown focusing on different ends of the education spectrum: pre-school and community colleges.
Free college tuition? EdSource Executive Director Louis Freedberg, joined by producer Sarah Tan, talks to California Competes executive director Lande Ajose, about a possible free year of tuition for full time first-year community college students (read story)
Expelled from preschool? Louis talks with early education reporter Ashley Hopkinson about the new prohibition on state-funded preschools expelling or unenrolling a child because of behavior problems unless the school has taken “reasonable steps to maintain the child’s safe participation in the program.” (read story)
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Produced by Sarah Tan