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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 ...

California Students Lose... AGAIN

AP | Posted 07.23.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Hundreds of California student assistants will lose their jobs just as the school year begins as part of a deal between the stat...

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.

Dozens Of 'Occupy Education' Protesters Arrested In Sacramento

AP | HANNAH DREIER | Posted 05.06.2012 | Education

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California Highway Patrol officers arrested dozens of protesters who refused to leave the state Capitol Monday night after repea...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

UC Board Approves Another 9.6% Tuition Hike

AP | TERENCE CHEA | Posted 09.13.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO — The University of California, one of the country's largest and most respected higher education systems, raised tuition Thursday ...

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

latimes.com | 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 ...

Thousands Of Teachers Across CA Protest Budget Cuts

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 07.13.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Thousands of California teachers rallied in cities throughout the state Friday to demonstrate against the threat of deep ed...

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...

26 Teachers Arrested While Protesting Cuts To Education

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 07.13.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California teachers were wrapping up a week of protests over education funding with mass demonstrations in major cities sta...

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 DonorsChoose.org

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...