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.
If the ballot measure passes, it will likely increase the demand for bilingual teachers, who are already in short supply.
the California Teachers Association this weekend mobilized supporters to boost voter turnout on behalf of two ballot measures -- Propositions 55 and 58 -- that will have a direct bearing on schools and community colleges.
Up to this point, education has not been a major focus.