June 21, 2017
The Netflix co-founder who has donated some of the biggest sums to charter school causes in California since 2011 thinks elected school boards are holding back education progress in the United States.
June 14, 2017
Unions fearing a loss of mandatory fees will get access to recruit new workers.
June 13, 2017
Unlike independent charters, affiliated charters’ student discipline policies match the district’s. They operate out of district buildings that they don’t have to pay for and the district covers their administrative expenses. Affiliated or dependent charters are “really connected to the mother ship,” said José Cole-Gutiérrez, director of the L.A. Unified’s charter school division, the body that oversees both groups of charters.
June 1, 2017
A suicide cluster in Clovis Unified has fast-tracked district efforts to do more to address students' mental health.
May 24, 2017
The bill would require a committee of educators, librarians and media experts to create guidelines for teachers.
May 3, 2017
Buttressed by its roughly $18 million in political spending in 2015 and 2016, the California Charter Schools Association is a rising political force in California that’s challenging the teachers unions’ prowess in shaping local and state education law.
April 25, 2017
Nearly 60 California school districts have declared themselves safe havens for undocumented immigrants.
April 24, 2017
Californians on both sides of the charter school debate can expect another year of hearings over Senate Bill 808, a bill that critics claim could lead to the shuttering of many charter schools.
April 20, 2017
A bill that would have allowed only school districts to approve new charter petitions is very much alive despite being shelved Monday by its sponsor.
April 17, 2017
The bill would give school districts more power to approve or deny charter schools, which charter school advocates argue would lead to many charter schools closing their doors.
April 16, 2017
After educators say interim test reports designed to improve teaching were too vague to be useful, the consortium that created them promises to do better.
February 23, 2017
Transgender students in California remain protected from discrimination under state law, as state legislators say Trump is no friend of the LGBT community.
January 24, 2017
Gov. Jerry Brown touts California's accomplishments and vows to protect immigrants.
January 6, 2017
The law reverses the English-only mandate voters passed in 1998.