Oakland Unified faces a budget deficit, in part because students are choosing charter and private schools. The district enrolls only 58 percent of the nearly 63,000 school-age children who live in Oakland.
Union leaders at Los Angeles Unified are concerned that the growth of charter schools has come at the expense of dollars for district schools and the teachers working in them.
EdVoice and the California Teachers Association are making their influence felt in dozens of campaigns for Assembly and Senate.
Negative ads tie Marshall Tuck to the Trump administration and blame Tony Thurmond for problems in a district where he was a board member.
District leaders hope state committee reviewing charter school laws will look at grounds for revoking charters and financial impact on districts.
Committees supporting Marshall Tuck and Tony Thurmond have raised $27.4 million, of which nearly $12 million came in in the last three weeks alone.
A rundown of the governor’s decisions on some of the most-watched education legislation that crossed his desk this year.
With few competitive races on California’s 2018 ballot, the focus of some top donors is shifting to the State Superintendent of Public Instruction race
Some California State Board of Education members questioned Rocketship's capacity to expand, citing concerns about finances and educational programs.
Tony Thurmond and Marshall Tuck said they support transparency and accountability for charters.
The slowdown could increase competition among parents and students to get into the most sought-after charter schools.
Summit charter schools' teacher residency program is the first to focus on personalized learning.
With help from Facebook, an online learning platform helps personalize instruction and allows students to progress at their own pace.
Ref Rodriguez's resignation ends the charter-backed majority on the Los Angeles Unified school board. Replacement plans are uncertain.
California Department of Education official calls state's charter school laws outdated and says they are in need of revision.