Friedrichs v. CTA threatens financial strength and clout of public-employee unions.
Programs are aimed at children who turn 5 after the usual Dec. 2 cutoff date for transitional kindergarten.
The shortage of licensed spaces is most acute for infants and toddlers.
Districts were ordered to cut water usage anywhere from 4 percent to 36 percent.
About 5,000 California seniors were eligible to take the test this summer.
Six California CORE districts seek extension from the federal law.
Districts want to ensure that children are ready for kindergarten.
Younger children would be eligible to enroll in the program.
The conference will be held simultaneously at 33 sites.
The Legislature grants more time as the state board struggles to define "evaluation rubrics."
Funding is 50 times what the governor initially proposed in the budget.
The standards would require a six-hour day and 180 days a year.
Program would allow younger 4-year-olds to enroll in transitional kindergarten.
Teachers file 69 complaints against nine California schools in the network.
State Legislature considering several education-related bills.