The agency that regulates California’s 1800 for-profit colleges needs reauthorization from the Legislature to keep operating. Lawmakers say they want it to do a better job protecting the 260,000 students at for-profit schools.
The bill provides $2 billion in incentives for schools to reopen for special needs and other students, beginning with the earliest grades.
A waiver that allows teacher candidates to teach while completing required exams and courses is the latest action to ease teaching requirements.
In response to declining immunization rates, school districts are increasing their outreach to parents and offering free clinics.
The US Department of Agriculture announced Monday that it will allow schools to offer free grab-and-go meals to any student, regardless of eligibility, as they did over the summer.
So far, almost no money in federal coronavirus aid bills has been set aside for students with unstable housing.
The state’s first online community college has encountered difficulties, including opposition from faculty at other community colleges.
Budget proposes incentives, recruitment programs and training to fill needed teaching positions.
Ballot measure proponents advocate for a new, ongoing source of funding for state's education priorities.
Debate rages on about how to measure a teacher candidate’s ability to teach reading.
The early childhood workforce is one area where some experts believe Newsom and the Legislature have fallen short.
He forged a compromise to revise California's charter school law and gave districts unexpected help to pay employee pension obligations.
Research shows later start times improve academic performance, but many in education community opposed being required to start later.
Sen. Warren’s plan for K-12 schools, which focuses on low-income students, would be paid for by a “wealth tax.”
Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill that would have given California teachers at least six weeks of fully paid maternity leave.