The state legislature last year approved $100 million so community college districts could hire more full-time faculty. Now, state auditors will examine charges that some districts spent the money on other costs.
The California Supreme Court upheld an order that UC Berkeley cut enrollment by 3,000, but the Legislature may soon negate the ruling.
The Commission on Teacher Credentialing extends the deadline for candidates to complete required tests and approves coursework to replace some tests.
State officials eye legislation aimed at addressing the longstanding issue of struggling early readers.
Legislators say the need is urgent as researchers estimate the number of homeless students in California has increased during the pandemic.
Legislators and governor agree on most education spending, but legislators want more funding for child care, Cal Grants and pension relief.