July 9, 2014 | EdSource

The move to local control under the state’s new funding and accountability system has given school districts much leeway in adopting the Common Core State Standards, the challenging math and English language arts standards that California and 41 other states...

September 17, 2018 | EdSource

Getting Down to Facts II encompasses 36 studies by California and national researchers. It examines governing, funding and staffing policies and practices that have strengthened and hindered student success in early education and California’s public schools. Stanford University and Policy...

January 22, 2020 | Coastal View

Governor Newsom’s proposed 20-21 state budget directs $3.8 billion in new revenue towards public schools. However, it is not enough. The California School Board Association reports that California ranks 38th nationally in school funding, $2,475 per student below the national...

October 7, 2019 | EdSource

Advocates, leaders and researchers have been waiting for a long time to have an early childhood champion in the governor’s office. Now we finally have one. Gov. Gavin Newsom and the new California Legislature have a historic opportunity to put...