A group was gathering in downtown San Francisco Monday afternoon to call for city and state officials to shift support from technology companies and other corporations to students, families and public education.
California’s Assembly Speaker John Perez wants to cut college costs by two thirds by cutting corporate tax breaks to raise a billion dollars each year. Perez is introducing his plan in Sacramento Wednesday.
A national effort to take back higher education was launched on Tuesday, marking the 57th anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education.
A new report has suggested that California’s budget cuts have taken a severe toll on California’s teachers. Further complicating matters, an upcoming wave of retirements could leave the state short of qualified educators.
UC Berkeley Asst. Prof. Janelle Scott on a report that finds large urban school districts are falling short in improving education for African American boys. Click to Listen