8 School Funding Measures Seek Voter Approval Across CoCo CountyEight school districts in Contra Costa County are asking voters to approve hundreds of millions of dollars in bonds and parcel taxes in the Nov. 8 election, with perhaps the most contentious being West Contra Costa Unified School District's Measure T.
Peninsula, Silicon Valley Voters Asked To Help Fund EducationThe proposed parcel tax increases range from $49 annually in Los Gatos to $193 in Los Altos.
Fiscal Emergency Confronts California's Public SchoolsCalifornia's public school year is getting shorter and shorter, while classrooms are increasingly crowded. That's the finding of a new state study, predicting even deeper financial troubles for the schools if Gov. Brown's budget plan is approved.