An anti-spending initiative, passed in 1979, could force $16 billion in 'excess' revenue to be split between tax rebates and school funding.
With unprecedented billions of dollars, advocacy groups want details on how funding will help students targeted for extra assistance.
Proposed funding would more than double Newsom's January proposal and provide mental health services for all Californians under age 26.
The funding was announced Friday alongside a sweeping set of proposals for K-12 education in California as part of the annual May budget proposal.
The May revision includes $48.7 billion for the state's higher education systems, including restoring funding cuts made last year.
Expanding TK captures the spirit of the Master Plan for Early Learning and Care and aligns with Biden’s campaign for universal preschool.
With a continuing surge in revenue, the governor would expand community schools and create a $500 college savings account for every low-income first grader.
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s K-12 education budget proposal includes a cost of living adjustment that allows some districts to avoid cuts next year.
Districts have carried over unspent money intended for high-needs students to use however they want. The governor says the practice must end.
If legislators agree with the proposal, teacher candidates will no longer have to take two of the tests currently required to earn a credential.
Leaders representing all segments of California's education system share their reactions to the governor’s budget proposals.
Leaders representing all segments of California’s education system share their reactions to the governor’s early education and K-12 budget proposals.
The budget would provide billions for K-12 schools and early education after paying off most of the short-term debt owed from this year’s budget.
LAO's deputy analyst on why K-14 schools can expect a big surplus, not cuts, next year. Plus, a study confirms schools minimize civics ed – at their peril.
The Legislative Analyst’s Office forecasts schools and community colleges can expect a record one-time surplus of $13.1 billion in 2021-22.