New standards, among the most comprehensive in the nation, focus on human impacts.
Critics of the new education secretary were alarmed by her advocacy of school vouchers.
The governor, who opposed Prop. 51, will get the oversight changes he wanted.
A national nonprofit visits Oakland to distribute free books to elementary students.
The new federal education law eliminated the subsidy for low-income students.
Reviews of math and English language arts materials, along with a list of materials recommended by the California Board of Education, are available online.
A new report says counties should compete to offer many of the services they now provide.
Amid the state's teacher shortage, California issued more than 10,200 intern credentials, permits and waivers to underprepared teachers so they could work in classrooms in 2015-16.
Republicans needed Vice President Michael Pence to decide the closest vote ever for a Cabinet nominee.
Broad finds common ground with teachers unions in opposing Trump's education secretary nominee.
The CalSTRS board lowered its projected annual return from investments to 7 percent, requiring bigger contributions.
The commission aims to address the lack of access and the high cost of quality child care, among other issues.
State law doesn't allow the Santa Clara County Board of Education to grant a zoning exemption to a San Jose charter.
Independent study charters no longer can run satellite centers for 38,000 students in nearby districts.
California's public colleges and universities are among the most affordable, but many students still graduate with significant debt.