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California Education Budget

The Big Winners In Governor's 'Breakthrough' Budget

Los Angeles Daily News | Barbara Jones | Posted 03.13.2013 | Los Angeles

California's public schools are the big winners in Gov. Jerry Brown's "breakthrough" budget plan, with education leaders saying they hope to have the ...

Educators Frank About Prop 30: It's 'Not A Magic Pill'

Los Angeles Daily News | Barbara Jones | Posted 01.09.2013 | Los Angeles

With a financial catastrophe averted by the passage of Proposition 30, Los Angeles Unified officials said Wednesday they'll begin looking for ways to ...

Prop 30 Advocates Accused Of Using Illegal Scare Tactics

San Bernardino County Sun, Calif. | Kelly Puente | Posted 12.27.2012 | Los Angeles

When Elizabeth Zamora received a letter from Cal State Dominguez Hills stating that her application for the fall semester was on hold pending the outc...

Jerry Brown's Challenge To Taxpayers

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 05.15.2012 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California Gov. Jerry Brown called on state lawmakers to embrace austere cuts and urged voters to approve tax hikes in outlining...

San Francisco School Board Approves Hundreds Of Teacher Layoffs

Aaron Sankin | Posted 02.29.2012 | San Francisco

In a vote held on Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Education approved layoffs for 485 teachers, administrators and other staff members employed by ...

How Much Debt For That Degree? CA's Worst Offenders

2011-03-16-Screenshot20110316at9.39.25AM.jpeg | Erica Perez | Posted 10.08.2011 | Los Angeles

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Erica Perez A new report finds that it's taking increasingly more student debt to prod...

LAUSD's 'Disgraceful,' 'Weird' Interrogation Of School Librarians

latimes.com | 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...

California Class Sizes Continue To Grow Amid Shrinking School Year

California Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Louis Freedberg Underscoring the deepening impact of the state's budget crisis, nearly 60 perc...

Report: Education Reforms Yield Higher Test Scores

California Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Louis Freedberg A major squabble between Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and his adversaries on K-1...

Report: California Education Fixes Now Will Pay Off In 2025

California Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

This report comes courtesy of California Watch By Corey G. Johnson Policies that strengthen data tracking and improve pre-kindergarten programs ...