California will launch a universal school meals program in the 2022-23 school year, ensuring all students have access to stigma-free food.
California teacher candidates no longer have to take two of the four tests usually required to earn a teaching credential.
The bill will enable local governments and nonprofits to bypass private companies and build their own broadband infrastructure.
California will spend billions now and in coming years on young children, student mental health, community schools and the teacher shortage.
The state’s K-12 and higher education systems will receive a record-level influx of new money.
Experts say making a year of pre-kindergarten available to all 4-year-olds is a watershed achievement in the early education space.
California will get over $1 billion in state and federal funding for students with disabilities, many of whom struggled in distance learning.
College savings accounts, universal transitional kindergarten, new community schools, teacher recruitment incentives are a signature away.
Legislators and governor agree on most education spending, but legislators want more funding for child care, Cal Grants and pension relief.
A "mixed delivery" system, in which state-funded early learning programs can be in any school, would better serve the needs of families.
Almost two-thirds of California high schools lack computer science courses and schools serving predominantly low-income students are four times less likely to offer advanced placement computer science courses.
Leaders representing all segments of California’s education system share their reactions to the governor’s May revision of the 2021-22 budget.
Leaders representing all segments of California's education system share their reactions to the governor’s May revision of the 2021-22 budget.
Leaders representing all segments of California’s education system share their reactions to the governor’s revised 2021-22 budget for K-12 education.
An anti-spending initiative, passed in 1979, could force $16 billion in 'excess' revenue to be split between tax rebates and school funding.