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Despite High Incomes, Report Suggests California Spends Less On Schools Than Much Of The Country

California is a wealthy state, but according to a new study it spends less on K-12 education than much of the rest of the country.

10/04/2013

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Taxes Coming In $4 Billion Above Forecast, Analyst Says

California is on track to collect $4 billion more in personal income taxes than Gov. Jerry Brown had expected, giving a potential boost to education funding, the legislative analyst’s office said Tuesday.

04/23/2013

California Gov. Jerry Brown (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Optimistic On California Rebound In State Of State Address

Cheering a California rebound, Gov. Jerry Brown says voter-approved tax increases have put the state on sound financial footing but warns lawmakers that they must be tight-fisted with the government purse strings.

01/24/2013

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California Schools Chief Calls For Statewide Bond Measure

Tom Torlakson said the passage of Proposition 30 is just the first step in getting the state’s education system back on track.

12/26/2012

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California Voter Turnout Was 72 Percent In November Election

California’s Secretary of State said more than half the voters who cast ballots in the November election voted by mail—the highest rate yet for a general election.

12/15/2012

California Governor Jerry Brown speaks during a news conference at the Port of Oakland on July 9, 2012 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Urges UC To Rethink Education, Contain Costs

Gov. Jerry Brown is calling on the University of California to contain costs and rethink how it does business even though voters approved new taxes to fund schools and colleges.

11/14/2012

Voters wait in line for early voting in Ohio (Photo by J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Young Voters Turned The Tide For Gov. Brown’s Prop 30

Those under 30 helped the Democratic governor win relatively easy passage for Proposition 30, raising the statewide sales tax and income taxes on high earners.

11/11/2012

California State Senate President Pro Tem Sen. Darrell Steinberg in the Senate chambers. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Supermajority Poses Its Own Set of Problems For California Legislature

The possibility that a supermajority of Democrats will control both houses of the California Legislature does not guarantee an end to the gridlock in Sacramento.

11/09/2012

Protesters gathered at the UC Berkeley campus on November 8, 2012, seeking a cut in tuition after the passage of Proposition 30. (CBS)

UC Berkeley Students Seek Tuition Cuts After Prop. 30 Passes

Hundreds of students at UC Berkeley walked out of class and marched in the rain Thursday, demanding that their tuition go down following the passage of Proposition 30.

11/08/2012

Gov. Jerry Brown speaks alongside Prop. 30 supporters. (CBS)

Voters Approve Gov. Brown’s Prop. 30 Tax Initiative

CCalifornia voters have approved Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to raise income taxes on the wealthy and raise the statewide sales tax to fund education and help balance the state budget.

11/07/2012

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