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Gov. Gavin Newsom
May 14, 2019
Gov. Gavin Newsom is proposing $15 million to expand broadband internet to more schools and an additional $1 million to hire a state computer science coordinator as a “down payment” on a comprehensive plan to provide access to computer science classes to all California students.
May 10, 2019
Gov. Newsom proposes more help for homeless California college students but no major Cal Grant boost
Much debate is ahead about legislation to expand Cal Grants beyond tuition costs. Gov. Newsom says state must balance different needs.
April 29, 2019
Bolstering California’s increased focus on early childhood, statewide commission releases final recommendations
The report sets a long-term goal of preschool for all children, regardless of income, but focuses on expanding access first to children in low-income families.
April 25, 2019
More funding for full-day kindergarten questioned as many low-income California schools already offer it
Researchers say the greatest need in low-income communities is for programs serving children under 5 years old, such as preschool and transitional kindergarten.
April 19, 2019
Outside public view, panel faces tight deadline to recommend reforms of California's charter school law
The Charter Task Force is taking on one of the most heated education reform issues in the state and is shooting to come up with recommendations to send to Gov. Newsom by July 1.
April 19, 2019
Newsom is proposing to expand paid family leave from six to eight weeks beginning in July 2020, and he plans to extend it to six months per child by 2021-22.
March 27, 2019
Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, a pediatrician who Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed in January, is recognized as a pioneer in the study of how adverse childhood experiences affect brain development and life-long health.
March 25, 2019
A well-constructed higher-education coordinating entity could change the course of California education from opaque and siloed to transparent and coordinated.
March 14, 2019
Gov. Newsom's early childhood advisor describes 'whole-child, whole-family, whole-community' strategy
Giannina Pérez previously worked for Early Edge California and Children Now, both well-known children’s advocacy organizations. As an advocate, she worked to expand training for early childhood educators to better support children who speak languages other than English at home.
March 5, 2019
Both the California Teachers Association and the California Charter Schools Association, which have been waging a high-profile battle over charter schools, were represented at signing event in the Capitol. The bill became law only two weeks after it was first heard in committee in the State Capitol.
February 12, 2019
Choice of Linda Darling-Hammond sends the message that Newsom is seeking continuity on the state board.
February 7, 2019
Lande Ajose said parents want to know if their children can get into college, afford it and “get out in a reasonable amount of time so they can start the rest of their lives and not be burdened by debt.”
February 6, 2019
Forty-four percent of adults approved of the way Newsom is handling his new job, 23 percent disapproved. Newsom’s support was strongest in his home San Francisco Bay area (52 percent),lowest in the Inland Empire (36 percent).
January 30, 2019
Appointments tilt to the impact of early childhood, including naming California's first surgeon general, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris.