May 12, 2022
After California Gov. Gavin Newsom last fall vetoed an overhaul of the state's main financial aid program, advocates for change are hopeful he will support their proposals this year.
May 11, 2022
California Gov. Gavin Newsom's revised state budget, due this week, is expected to include $200 million in new funding for health care benefits for part-time community college instructors.
May 5, 2022
A bill in the California Assembly would add to previous legislation by further restricting when a community college can require students to take remedial classes. Faculty association says it goes too far.
May 2, 2022
New housing construction in suburbs around Sacramento have saved some school districts in the region from the belt-tightening that comes with declining student enrollment.
April 28, 2022
Judge Katherine Lucero is leading California’s massive transformation of its juvenile justice system by June 2023. In this Q&A, Lucero provides insight into how she plans to lead the shift.
April 20, 2022
Some experts say California needs to expand the number of programs that offer bilingual teaching authorizations and recruit new potential teachers.
April 19, 2022
There is a growing gap between communities that have access to the internet and computers and those that do not. It's time to fix that in California.
April 6, 2022
A pair of bills aimed at giving California's part-time community college instructors something approaching equity with their full-time peers won easy approval in an Assembly committee, but their ultimate fate remains uncertain.
March 31, 2022
State education leaders put their support behind Gov. Gavin Newsom's proposal to pay for literacy coaches and specialists at schools with low reading scores.
March 28, 2022
California community college students are slated to get new housing if the state Legislature approves a significant expansion of scarce on-campus housing.
March 25, 2022
Roundtable panelists discussed the pros and cons of shifting California schools from an attendance-based funding formula to an enrollment-based formula.
March 14, 2022
After lawmakers unanimously approved a bill to save UC Berkeley from enrollment cuts this fall, it was quickly signed by Newsom on Monday.
March 11, 2022
New California legislation would prevent courts from immediately forcing a campus to cut enrollment over population concerns and could be retroactively applied to UC Berkeley.