Without the change, students could have seen their Cal Grants cut by $1,028 a year. Enrollments at many private colleges in California already have declined in the pandemic.
If legislators agree with the proposal, teacher candidates will no longer have to take two of the tests currently required to earn a credential.
San Francisco lawsuit is the first of its kind in California, and likely the country, as schools grapple with distance learning.
State must enhance flexibility and resources for school districts even after students return to campus.
Many parents are calling for a safe and swift return to live in-person instruction as soon as possible.
The teachers union wants most California schools to remain closed for 100 days while the state comes up with a plan to slow the spread of the virus and vaccinate school staff.
Declining rates of Covid add urgency to reach a deal with legislators to reopen schools for young children and struggling students, he says.
The Feb.1 deadline for the plan soon will pass; talks continue over complaints the plan’s requirements and timeline were unworkable.
A new plan, which begins next month, to vaccinate California residents more quickly could help teachers get their shots sooner.
Leaders representing all segments of California's education system share their reactions to the governor’s budget proposals.
Gov. Newsom should sit down with union leaders to negotiate a safe statewide reopening of all public schools for in-person instruction.
Leaders representing all segments of California’s education system share their reactions to the governor’s early education and K-12 budget proposals.
The funds are included in Newsom's proposed budget for the coming fiscal year, and will cover the first year of a what is expected to take 5 years to fully build out the system.
Teachers, school staff and child care workers are among those who could begin getting vaccinations as early as this week in some parts of the state.
The budget would provide billions for K-12 schools and early education after paying off most of the short-term debt owed from this year’s budget.