Fewer districts than in past presidential elections bet that voters would approve a tax increase during a pandemic and a recession.
The next school board will be seated in December and likely have one new face: Tanya Ortiz Franklin, a former teacher.
Focus on Donald Trump and pandemic meant that Biden’s many education proposals got little airing during the campaign.
Despite being outspent, the No on Prop. 16 campaign is leading in at least one statewide poll.
Distance learning poses additional challenges for teachers willing to help students examine a divisive election filled with misinformation.
Youth activists from San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, Palo Alto and Culver City are among those working to lower voting ages in cities and the state.
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, funded by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, is one of the biggest donors to Yes on Prop. 15.
See how much money K-12 districts and charter schools might receive in 2025-26 if voters pass Prop. 15 on Nov. 3.
Full funding, teacher recruitment and early childhood programs are included in a wide-ranging disability platform.
For one measure, a question remains over whether a citizens initiative needs a two-thirds vote or a simple majority.
One week after the March 3 election, Proposition 13 remains behind 46 to 54 percent, which appears too big a gap to make up.
Alameda County may choose to wait to begin collecting the new sales tax until legal challenges involving other initiatives are resolved.
School districts have turned to parcel taxes in recent years to raise money for school programs, class-size reduction and teacher salaries.
Several factors — confusion with a more famous 13, tax fatigue, anxiety over the stock market — may have led to the measure’s likely defeat.
Prop. 13 — unrelated to the better known tax cutting initiative in 1978 — would have helped K-12 districts, community colleges, CSU and UC with the cost of construction projects.