Elections have a major impact on California education. Voters have passed ballot measures that set the level of state education funding. They banned bilingual education and later reversed that ban. Voters elect the state superintendent of public instruction and local school board members. And they elect governors who have power over school funding, appointing members to the State Board of Education and to the UC Board of Regents and the CSU Board of Trustees.
East Side Union High, Chula Vista Elementary and Soledad Unified school districts had votes short of 55 percent needed to claim victory.
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On March 3 four California school districts will ask California voters to tax themselves to pay for teacher housing through a general obligation bond.
Proponents and opponents of the $15 billion state bond measure for K-12 and higher education facilities funding, share their views.
A majority of school board seats in Los Angeles are on the ballot next week in a crucial election for the state’s largest school district.
The summary lays out the key education positions of eight Democratic candidates on the primary ballot.
Alameda County, Sacramento and Emeryville all have measures on the ballot that would either generate or set aside funds for child care.
Statewide bond measure would provide for desperately needed renovation of old school buildings, supporters say.
The $15 billion bond measure is unnecessary and unwise, opponents say.
Ballot measure proponents advocate for a new, ongoing source of funding for state's education priorities.
The district measure will appear on the March ballot with a statewide construction bond measure that could provide matching funds to many districts.
Activists against school closures are targeting for recall Oakland Unified school board member Jody London, who voted in favor of school closures.
The approval of stronger language in the party platform comes as criticism of charter schools mounts among Democratic presidential candidates.
An increase in mandated costs has frustrated voters in Marin County, where passing school parcel taxes had been a safe bet until 2016.
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.