Most school districts oversee only a handful of charter schools, and lack the skills or resources to fully oversee them.
Students of color, rural students and low-income students are among the least likely to have access to computer science courses.
A poll brief released Monday showed that low-income California voters and voters in counties in rural areas have the highest concerns about college affordability.
The budget provides an increase to 41,000 Cal Grants for older students to pay tuition. Advocates say more help is needed and hope for bigger reforms next year.
Governor goes beyond minimum required under Proposition 98 to absorb $3.1 billion in districts' pension payments and address teacher shortage.
Under the agreement, all 4-year-olds living in low-income neighborhoods would be eligible for state-subsidized preschool, with priority for low-income children first.
Butte County’s Oroville City Elementary School District, which has a suspension rate that is three times the statewide average, is being investigated by the state Bureau of Children's Justice.
The failure of Measure EE underscores how hard it is to capture a two-thirds majority needed for approval of a parcel tax and the challenges ahead to pass a 'split-roll' initiative to raise businesses' property taxes.
Though no one knows exactly how many college students are homeless, experts believe the problem has worsened.
The group reached a consensus on giving school districts the power to consider the “saturation” by and the academic need for charter schools.
Since the new school is not only online, its name is changing. "Calbright College" seeks to evoke California and a better future.
At least 92 percent of students have access to the minimum internet speed needed, but some districts have to stagger test-takers to avoid glitches.
In major setback for efforts to salvage LA Unified's finances, Measure EE fails to get even half of voters' support, falling far short of the two-thirds threshold needed for victory.
California districts should use insights from surveys of students' habits of mind but not rate schools by the results, a PACE research project concludes.
Sponsoring legislators make their proposals two-year bills after a lack of support.