January 15, 2021
Leaders representing all segments of California's education system share their reactions to the governor’s budget proposals.
January 13, 2021
Leaders representing all segments of California’s education system share their reactions to the governor’s early education and K-12 budget proposals.
January 12, 2021
The funds are included in Newsom's proposed budget for the coming fiscal year, and will cover the first year of a what is expected to take 5 years to fully build out the system.
December 16, 2020
Long sought after ’cradle to career’ education data system for California comes with hefty price tag
A year-long planning process culminates in recommendations for the data system expected to be sent to Gov. Newsom this week.
December 8, 2020
More California community college students are taking transfer-level courses, but critics say colleges must do more
After taking full effect last fall, AB 705 has transformed remedial education at California’s community colleges.
November 25, 2020
Citing “unprecedented circumstances” related to Covid-19, L.A. Unified chose to renew four charter schools that otherwise met the criteria to be denied renewal under a new law.
November 16, 2020
Work on new ‘cradle to career’ data system accelerates, amid concerns about continuing state financial support
Unlike most states, California does not have a data system to track students’ pathways from K–12 schools to college and into the workplace.
October 14, 2020
As an appellate judge, Martin Jenkins concluded the state Constitution doesn’t require minimum funding for schools; that’s for lawmakers to determine.
October 11, 2020
The budget for the new fiscal year froze funding for schools at their 2019-20 level, preventing additional state funding for growing schools with increased numbers of students in the fall.
September 30, 2020
Big corporate property owners would pay the bulk of new taxes; opponents claim costs would be borne by small business renters.
September 25, 2020
Home-schooling programs have seen a surge of interest since campuses closed in March. Parents are looking for flexibility and control.
September 16, 2020
The bill, favored by student rights groups, would end a “loophole” allowing districts to freely use unspent money intended for “high-needs” students.
August 10, 2020
Charter schools and district leaders in Los Angeles are at odds over a law giving districts more authority to reject charter schools.
July 29, 2020
School funding is based on last year’s student enrollments but that eliminates money for charter schools that already had planned to expand.