Gov. Jerry Brown’s latest budget proposes a $17 billion bump for California’s K-12 schools over the next four years, a dramatic turn-around from the teacher layoffs and program cuts that became common during the recession.
Graduating students at more than a dozen California public universities will have to hand over money before they are handed their diplomas.
California education officials have taken the first step toward complying with a law requiring public schools to include prominent gay people and gay rights’ milestones in the curriculum.
Since twin brothers Ronald and Reginald Richardson took over as co-principals at the school last year, students are never quite sure which one has an eye on them.
Transgender students would have the right to use public school restrooms and participate on sports teams that correspond with their expressed genders under a bill approved Thursday in the California Assembly.
University of California officials have agreed to lift a cap on health insurance coverage that threatened to leave students with catastrophic illnesses such as cancer with big medical bills, it was reported Wednesday.
Outgoing University of California President Mark Yudof, while saying he is optimistic, told a San Francisco audience Tuesday that the university faces several challenges, and funding isn’t the only one.
The Oakland Unified School District is sending in extra resources to Alliance Academy after video surfaced of a fight between a substitute teacher and student. But some teachers told KPIX 5 the action may be too late.
Since the beginning of the school year, the Oakland Unified School District has expelled five students from Alliance Academy and police have responded to the campus at least 13 times.
Standing with school leaders from San Diego County to Shasta County, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called his education funding plan a civil rights “cause for the children of California” as he tries to persuade reluctant members of his own party to include his proposal in the upcoming state budget.