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California Education Budget Cuts

Proposition 30 Passage A 'Tremendous Relief And Joy'

The Santa Cruz Sentinel | Kimberly White | Posted 01.09.2013 | Education

SANTA CRUZ -- Education officials here and around the state have stopped biting their nails and are now celebrating, following Tuesday's passage of a ...

Prop 38: Molly Munger's Tax Initiative For School Funding

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.23.2012 | Los Angeles

Championed by millionaire civil rights attorney Molly Munger, Prop 38 would increase state income taxes on all Californians on a sliding scale for 12 ...

What Kind of Society and Criminal Does California Deserve?

Paul Murre | Posted 09.09.2012 | San Francisco
Paul Murre

California's schools and social programs have been starved of funding for years but I believe that now is the time for this to change. The choice to reinvest in education starts with a reassessment of our fundamental values and our priorities in California.

HOMEWORK WARS: Google vs. Librarians

2011-03-16-Screenshot20110316at9.39.25AM.jpeg | Eleanor Yang Su | Posted 12.02.2011 | Los Angeles

Story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Eleanor Yang Su Fewer than 1 out of 4 schools in California is staffed with a credentialed libraria...

Matt Sledge

California's Budget Cuts: Where They Hurt The Most | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.01.2011 | San Francisco

Higher tuition, fewer firefighters, shuttered state parks: the $14.6 billion in spending cuts in late June's "austerity budget" may be incomprehensibl...

California Schools In A State Of Emergency

Megan Pincus Kajitani | Posted 08.08.2011 | Education
Megan Pincus Kajitani

I ask you to think long and hard about what the future of California -- and our nation -- will look like if our public schools go down in flames.

UC Tuition Could Jump 32% If Tax Extensions Fail | Larry Gordon, Los Angeles Times | Posted 07.19.2011 | Los Angeles

Reporting from San Francisco -- University of California officials warned Wednesday that the 8% tuition increase UC students already face this fall ma...

CA Budget Buoyed By Unexpected $6.6 Billion In State Revenue

Los Angeles Times | Posted 07.16.2011 | Los Angeles

State revenue has rocketed far beyond projections, providing a $6.6 billion windfall that Gov. Jerry Brown  wants to use to boost education spending ...

LAUSD's 'Disgraceful,' 'Weird' Interrogation Of School Librarians | Hector Tobar | Posted 07.13.2011 | Los Angeles

In a basement downtown, the librarians are being interrogated. On most days, they work in middle schools and high schools operated by the Los Angel...

What Do Jerry Brown's $500 Million Cuts Mean For UC Schools?

California Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Erica Perez Just how big is a $500 million cut to the University of California system? Gov. Jerry...

California Teachers Receive Over $1.3 Million Thanks To

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

California teachers experienced perhaps the best first day of school this year after receiving a check in the mail for more than $1.3 million, plus an...

Kids to California Lawmakers: Spend a Day in a Public School

Christopher Mahoney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Mahoney

A group of children, parents, teachers and administrators is calling upon all California state lawmakers to spend a day in a public school.

California Denied Education Stimulus Funds...Again

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch By Louis Freedberg It was bad enough that California, with a population of 36.9 million, was rejected...

Joseph Stiglitz Calls State Budget Cuts 'Very Foolish' And A 'Negative Stimulus For The Economy'

The Huffington Post | Adam Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz, warned a New York City crowd last night that the rash of state budget cuts could have dire consequences...