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Educators and the public do not have data that "in my view greatly improve students' performance and their ultimate employment," said Sen. Steve Glazer (D – Orinda), chair of the select committee on student success in the Senate.
Assembly Bill 2808 sets a goal of $35 billion more in base spending for the Local Control Funding Formula; that would put California among the top 10 states in spending but without a deadline or means to reach it.
Thousands of students across the state Friday participated in the third national walkout since the February school massacre in Parkland, Fla. The event also recognized the 19th anniversary of the mass shooting at Columbine High in Colorado.
The National School Walkout, which is being staged to honor the victims of the Parkland, Fla., massacre and advocate for stricter gun control laws, is the latest example of students making a difference in national affairs.