The governor's revised budget could put a dent in California's ongoing teacher shortage by removing obstacles to earning a credential and providing more funds to train teachers for hard-to-fill positions.
Gov. Newsom announced a series of flood mitigation measures in the May revision of his budget proposal, totaling $492 million. None of those measures specifically addresses the unique challenges California's K-12 schools face when a community is flooded.
Foster youth in extended care receive a monthly housing stipend; AB 525 seeks to provide a housing supplement that would increase the monthly stipend depending on the housing costs of the county the youth lives in.
The debates over math instruction have been mired in misinformation and marred by melodrama — moving the conversation further and further away from the students and educators who so clearly need updated, improved instructional strategies for math.