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.