The UC board of regents will vote next week on two plans to increase tuition. Hikes tied to inflation could continue for five years.
Leaders representing all segments of California's education system share their reactions to the governor’s budget proposals.
Newsom proposes to fund another 10,000 preschool slots, and pledges to support another 10,000 next year, which he says will result in "universal preschool" for all low income 4 year olds.
Newsom in his second budget proposes to spend $900 million for teacher recruitment and preparation
Gov. Newsom in his second budget calls for a 5% increase in funding for the University of California and the California State University, and a 3.9 percent increase for community colleges.
With nearly $4 billion in new money, Newsom would also like to invest in improving special education services and expanding community schools.
Higher education leaders say they will make their appeals to the State Legislature.
By 2021, 20,000 more low-income 4-year-olds could enroll in preschool.
The early childhood workforce is one area where some experts believe Newsom and the Legislature have fallen short.
Gov. Gavin Newsom expanded financial aid, but experts and activists hope for more progress in the coming year to help students cover non-tuition costs.
He forged a compromise to revise California's charter school law and gave districts unexpected help to pay employee pension obligations.
Parents and family child care providers are among the experts who will guide California’s efforts to expand and improve early childhood education in the state.
Research shows later start times improve academic performance, but many in education community opposed being required to start later.
If we raise the bar and also provide the right support for kids, teachers and parents, students will meet or exceed our expectations.
Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill that would have given California teachers at least six weeks of fully paid maternity leave.