New data suggests restorative justice programs are effective at improving school climate.
With nearly $4 billion in new money, Newsom would also like to invest in improving special education services and expanding community schools.
By 2021, 20,000 more low-income 4-year-olds could enroll in preschool.
The number of new special education teachers working without a full credential hit 5,196 in 2017-18 — the highest number in a decade.
California State Sen. Connie Leyva is moving to repeal a 40-year-old law requiring public school teachers on extended sick leave to pay for their own substitute teachers.
Children’s health could be affected by Supreme Court DACA ruling, advocates say.
State board makes it easier to follow the money; two bills would impose even stricter reporting requirements.
More than 2,000 bus drivers, clerks, custodians and teacher aides are earning bachelor’s degrees and teaching credentials.
The early childhood workforce is one area where some experts believe Newsom and the Legislature have fallen short.
Gov. Gavin Newsom expanded financial aid, but experts and activists hope for more progress in the coming year to help students cover non-tuition costs.
He forged a compromise to revise California's charter school law and gave districts unexpected help to pay employee pension obligations.
Gov. Newsom will bring the school bond to victory but steer clear of the "split-roll" initiative. You can bet your Fensters on it.
More than 34,000 students in foster care attend California's K-12 schools. Learn more about their unique challenges and the support systems in place to help them navigate through the education system.
Community support remains strong despite little improvement.
From increased funding for early education to the state of education in California's rural communities, a look at some of the top issues in 2019.