Many watching the president's addressed panned it; some are open to change.
President Donald Trump, in his inaugural address, effectively labels the U.S. education system a failure.
Many district officials are encouraging teachers to engage students in discussion.
“The push is on to protect schools from privatization as well as to create safe spaces for immigrants, women and minorities,” said California Teachers Association President Eric Heins.
The law reverses the English-only mandate voters passed in 1998.
High-income families are likely to benefit the most through tax deductions.
The unified front from UC, CSU and community colleges reflects the fear among their 74,000 undocumented students that they could face loss of work permits and deportation.
School officials, especially in California, are placing increased emphasis on respect for all students and civil discourse.
Trump's nominee is a prominent supporter of school choice programs, including taxpayer-funded vouchers for private school tuition.
What is unknown is whether Trump will make opposition to the Common Core a litmus test for his secretary of education.
The former controversial chancellor of the District of Columbia Public Schools is now based in California.
Voter support for the ballot measure reflects the state's movement toward a multiracial and multiethnic society.
President Obama established DACA — Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals — in 2012 through an executive order. With a stroke of a pen when he takes office, Trump can eliminate the program.
State propositions extend tax on wealthy residents, fund a $9 billion construction bond and repeal English-only instruction law.
More than $75 million has been spent in an effort to get the three ballot measures passed.