During each two-year session of the Legislature, lawmakers introduce hundreds of bills on K-12 education, most of which amend or expand California’s voluminous Education Code. EdSource tracks about two dozen of the most important bills. Information on all bills can be found at leginfo.legislature.ca.gov.
Gov. Gavin Newsom's decision to allow school districts to enforce the state mask mandate has parents demanding they drop the requirement.
A new initiative is meant to help parents and schools settle Covid-related disputes over services for students before heading to court.
The Ginny Chronicles takes Generation Z on a travelogue through landmark policies that shaped their time in school.
Thousands of high school and college students in California have applications that were put on hold after the judge's decision.
California teacher candidates no longer have to take two of the four tests usually required to earn a teaching credential.
The bill will enable local governments and nonprofits to bypass private companies and build their own broadband infrastructure.
The once-in-a-lifetime pandemic drove Congress and two presidential administrations to approve $69 billion in Covid relief for higher education with the highest amount, more than $9.5 billion, for California colleges and universities.
The budget approved by lawmakers will grow enrollment of California residents at UC and CSU while also expanding financial aid access.
2021-22 budget would include record K-12 spending, phase in transitional kindergarten for all 4-year-olds, significantly expand Cal Grants
More career counseling and work-based learning would prepare students for the workforce, experts say during an EdSource roundtable on role of community colleges in preparing a post-pandemic workforce.
A "mixed delivery" system, in which state-funded early learning programs can be in any school, would better serve the needs of families.
California school districts are planning for summer school and for a full return to campuses in the fall, according to data released by the state.
California's legislators recommend approving a budget proposal that would reduce the number of tests required to earn a teaching credential.
Lawmakers expect to vote soon on a proposal to gradually reduce the share of out-of-state students who enroll at the University of California.
Former California Gov. Jerry Brown defends the public online community college he envisioned would take on the for-profit sector.