Next California governor is likely to be a strong advocate for the expansion of early education programs.
John Chiang, Delaine Eastin, Gavin Newsom, and Antonio Villaraigosa all say they support the Local Control Funding Formula and California's emphasis on local control.
All four leading gubernatorial candidates agree that for-profit charter schools should not be allowed in California.
Only former L.A. mayor Antonio Villaraigosa commits to taking on teacher tenure and seniority laws if elected governor. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom says "crisis" of demoralized teachers is a more important issue.
CTA gives early boosts to several leading Democratic contenders for statewide office