Marshall Tuck and Tony Thurmond promise independence despite millions from charter backers and labor unions.
Travis Allen's desire to cut funding for educating undocumented students is a reprise of the anti-immigrant fervor of the Proposition 187 era.
In contrast, the Republican candidates oppose providing state-subsidized preschool for all California 4-year-olds.
Republicans John Cox and Travis Allen offer vastly different visions for education than their Democratic opponents.
Major contributions went to independent expenditure committees supporting the candidates.
Contributions come at a critical period for Villaraigosa's campaign, as he vies to come out ahead of Republican contenders in the June 5 primary.
It’s never been better to be a young voter in California. Here’s a look at a number of new laws aimed at increasing young voter education and participation.
Gubernatorial race heats up in advance of what could be a decisive June 5 primary.
The Silicon Valley Community Foundation-initiated campaign hopes the next governor will focus on children beginning at birth, and implement child-friendly programs within the first 100 days.
The association also endorses Marshall Tuck for superintendent of public instruction.
New taxes would subsidize child care for low- and middle-income families.
During the debate, they also called for substantially increasing education funding.
The split in support echoes the expensive race for state superintendent four years ago.
With five candidates in the race, it may be more difficult for one to win a majority in the primary.
John Chiang, Delaine Eastin, Gavin Newsom, and Antonio Villaraigosa all say they support the Local Control Funding Formula and California's emphasis on local control.