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California Prop 30

When Everything Looks Like a Nail: Governor Brown's Non-solution to Prison Overcrowding

Rabbi Aaron Alexander | Posted 10.29.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Aaron Alexander

As a well-known proverb says, "If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail," and the solution to every problem becomes, "a bigger hammer." This appears to be the logic of Governor Jerry Brown when it comes to the crisis festering in the California prison system.

Now That Prop 30 Money Is Trickling In, How Should LAUSD Spend It?

Los Angeles Daily News | Barbara Jones | Posted 08.01.2013 | Los Angeles

With millions in Proposition 30 dollars trickling in and more revenue promised under Gov. Jerry Brown's school-funding plan, Los Angeles Unified board...

Aaron Sankin

California's Prop 30 Funds May Not Actually Go To Schools

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.03.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- When a majority of California voters approved Proposition 30 last year, they did so under the assumption that the $6.8 billion per ye...

Legislative Analyst: California Budget Is Balanced

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 03.16.2013 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- After years of cutting education and social services to close deficits, California's budget is finally in balance as long as sta...

Stewarding the University of California Dream

Steve Currall | Posted 01.31.2013 | College
Steve Currall

The dream of a University of California education has been a historical driver of the upward economic mobility of California's young people. With the passage of Proposition 30, Governor Brown on Nov. 14 said the UC must think anew about how it does business.

A Public vs. Private Education Post Prop 30

Diane Farr | Posted 01.17.2013 | Education
Diane Farr

As I watched them from the other side of the gas pumps of the America that I live in, I felt sure that our futures were intertwined no matter what the Republican candidates had been feeding me in their election ads all year.

Prop. 30 Not A Cure-All For California Schools

The Santa Cruz Sentinel | Shanna McCord | Posted 01.15.2013 | Education

SANTA CRUZ -- The Santa Cruz City Schools board meeting Wednesday erupted with cheers and applause when the district's business chief, Alvaro Meza, wa...

California Dreaming

Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco | Posted 01.08.2013 | Education
Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco

The citizens of our largest state spoke clearly on what is a defining issue of our day: the role of public education in the remaking of the American promise.

What Jerry Brown's Win Means For California

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS and HANNAH DREIER | Posted 01.07.2013 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Jerry Brown took a big step toward delivering on a campaign promise he made two years ago to fix the state'...

Prop 30 Scores A Major Win For Education Funding

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.07.2012 | College

Proposition 30 picked up a major win Tuesday for education funding in the state of California, and the victory could be due to significant turnout amo...

'It Was Horrible To Even Imagine, Heinous'

The Bakersfield Californian | Courtenay Edelhart | Posted 01.08.2013 | Los Angeles

Public school officials across the region are breathing a sigh of relief after the victory of Proposition 30, a ballot initiative proposed to prevent ...

LOOK: An Unbelievably Awkward Photo Of Jerry Brown Casting His Vote

Robin Wilkey | Posted 11.06.2012 | San Francisco

It's Election Day in the United States, and one of the first people to the polling place was California's own Governor Jerry Brown. Dressed in blu...

Proposition 30 Puts California's Children First

Teach Plus | Posted 01.06.2013 | Education
Teach Plus

Will we choose to ensure our children get the education they deserve and invest in California's economic future? Or will we retreat from our commitment to each other and allow the worst cuts to education that our state has ever seen?

Poll Finds Good News For Jerry Brown

The Sacramento Bee | David Siders | Posted 01.01.2013 | San Francisco

Public support for Gov. Jerry Brown's initiative to raise taxes remains below 50 percent, but the measure no longer appears to be on a downward trajec...

How Asian Americans Will Restore Balance to California

Roger Kim | Posted 12.31.2012 | San Francisco
Roger Kim

Although Asian Pacific Islanders comprise the fastest growing group in the country, the data only captures a slice of our communities' contributions to California.

Tyler Kingkade

Major Inititave In California Depends On College Students

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.29.2012 | College

With support for Proposition 30 sliding among California voters, the decision to approve the initiative, which would raise taxes on the wealthy to inc...

Bad News For Jerry Brown

Reuters | Posted 12.25.2012 | San Francisco

* Proposition 30 still ahead, but loses majority support * Propositions 38, 32 trail; unions urge "no" on 32 SAN FRANCIS...

This Thing Called Social Change: Building Support for California’s Schools and Local Public Safety Protection Act

Johana Gordon | Posted 12.25.2012 | Religion
Johana Gordon

For the first time in my life, I feel empowered as a change-maker in my state, the greater Bay Area community, and right outside my own front door.

Prop 30 And 38 Broken Down, In Pictures And Charts

Posted 12.23.2012 | Education

When Californians hit the voting booths Nov. 6, they will be choosing between two initiatives that will drastically affect how the state's struggling ...

Tyler Kingkade

Prop 30 Puts The Future Of Education In California To A Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.23.2012 | College

The future of higher education in California may hinge on whether or not voters approve Proposition 30 on the November ballot, a measure that would in...

Southern California Billionaire Should Stop Attacks on College Students

Paul Murre | Posted 12.11.2012 | College
Paul Murre

Molly Munger's attacks are harmful to students like me, who are seeking to get an affordable education in our state. Students do not want to be caught in the middle of bruised egos and the politics of a billionaire heiress.

I AM 38: Because Education is a Civil Right

Rick Najera | Posted 10.17.2012 | Latino Voices
Rick Najera

Public K-12 education has been gutted in the past three years, and I'm particularly angry because these school children are most likely -- at least in California -- to be Latino.

Vote Twice for Education Over Politics

Crystal Brown | Posted 10.14.2012 | San Francisco
Crystal Brown

The only way to give our children any chance of avoiding even more devastating cuts to their schools is a "yes" vote for both education measures. While the one with the most votes will be the only winning measure, our state's children will be out of the line of fire, temporarily, if at least one passes.