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 20, 2017
About 30 percent of Oakland students attend charter schools – one of the highest concentrations of charter students in the state.
June 20, 2017
Use EdSource's interactive budget map to see where new education funds are being allocated in California's 2017-18 budget.
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 13, 2017
The Legislature wants to maintain financial aid for UC and CSU students from families earning between $80,000 and $150,000 a year. But that conflicts with Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to phase out the program.
June 12, 2017
The proposed budget includes $30 million in incentives to attract new teachers.
May 22, 2017
Trump's budget proposal must still win Congressional approval. Among the deep spending cuts are $143 billion in cuts to higher education over the next decade, according to a budget summary released on Monday.
May 21, 2017
The governor's view is it's better to wait to see if revenues come through than to cut later.
May 11, 2017
The Local Control Funding Formula and state preschools will get more money.
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.
May 2, 2017
The pilot Thrival World Academies program, which took 11 Oakland high school students to Thailand for three months, hopes to expand to 25 students next year.
May 1, 2017
The study finds "good-faith efforts" overall, but some districts are not spending on students targeted for extra money.
April 26, 2017
The current reserve cap limits the amount of money school districts can set aside for future needs.
April 25, 2017
California lags behind 40 other states in spending money on children for services such as education and healthcare, according to a new report.
April 24, 2017
Jeff Duncan-Andrade, an associate professor and school teacher and leader in Oakland, says a focus on equity could lead to a renaissance in education.