Gov. Newsom signed the bill delaying start times for teenagers against the opposition of school groups that said districts know best how to set schedules.
Districts strapped with rising expenses could use the money however they want.
What also happened to California proposals for charter schools, fiscal transparency, longer teacher probation — and more.
Latest version would exempt it from most state education laws.
Backers envision a pipeline for poor kids to attend Caltech; opponents want to know who's behind it.
Legislators must decide this month before they take August off.