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The governor’s proposed budget, unveiled last week, allocates $500 million in an Adult Education Block Grant, with a provision that existing K-12 adult ed programs be funded for another year. The funding would restore the money many programs lost during the recession.
2015 promises to be a pivotal year for several major reforms in public education, including the continuing rollout of the Common Core State Standards, the state's new school financing and accountability system, and the administration of the online Smarter Balanced assessments.