Special education, homeless and foster students are priority groups that can return in separate cohorts with up to 14 children and two adults.
The governor and the Legislature are at odds over how to distribute federal coronavirus relief; Newsom cites growing achievement gap.
In exchange for the money, districts should provide online learning, and independent study "to the extent feasible," which is puzzling to some.
Several factors — confusion with a more famous 13, tax fatigue, anxiety over the stock market — may have led to the measure’s likely defeat.
He forged a compromise to revise California's charter school law and gave districts unexpected help to pay employee pension obligations.
Backers and opponents of a $15 billion K-12 and college construction bond are wondering if association with infamous Prop. 13 will affect the vote.
Backers of two competing tax proposals begin gathering signatures; will Gov. Gavin Newsom negotiate a compromise?
Governor goes beyond minimum required under Proposition 98 to absorb $3.1 billion in districts' pension payments and address teacher shortage.
Assembly Bill 2808 sets a goal of $35 billion more in base spending for the Local Control Funding Formula; that would put California among the top 10 states in spending but without a deadline or means to reach it.
That's the recommendation of Rick Simpson, the Assembly's retired expert on school finance.
The proposed budget includes $30 million in incentives to attract new teachers.
They're hoping the governor's May budget revision brings an increase in school revenue.
The new Legislative Analyst’s Office projection for 2017-18 includes funding from Proposition 55.