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California Schools Get Billions To Track, Boost Foster Children’s Performance

California is embarking on a first-of-its-kind attempt to improve the academic lives of foster youth by giving schools more money to meet their special learning and emotional needs and holding educators and administrators accountable.

07/13/2014

(AP)

Silicon Valley Education Advocates Lobby For Funding In Sacramento

The message they were bringing to lawmakers: they wanted to make it clear that California schools simply can’t take any more budget cuts.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/16/2011

Governor Brown Touts Optimism Of Budget Deal To Silicon Valley CEO’s

Governor Brown shares his optimism that a budget deal will soon be reached with Silicon Valley tech CEO’s, but they have concerns about education funding and the future work force.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/23/2011

(AP)

Oakland Judge Considers Lawsuits Over Education Spending

A judge in Oakland was expected to rule Friday on two lawsuits aimed at forcing the state of California to spend more money on its public schools.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/10/2010

California Denied "Race to the Top" Funding

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCBS)_ California didn’t make the final cut to receive its share of $4.35 billion in federal education funding. The U.S. Department of Education announced the 10 recipients in the second round of the “Race […]

08/24/2010

CA Schools to Get $1.2 Billion From Federal Jobs Bill

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ The state aid bill President Obama signed last week is expected to provide $1.2 billion to help California’s cash-strapped schools.

08/15/2010

CA a Finalist for Race to the Top Funds

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCBS) _ California is keeping pace in the Race to the Top, as the state has been named a finalist for the second round of federal education funds.

07/27/2010

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