February 18, 2020 | Education Dive

One in eight students in California receives special education services, but the state’s schools are often “ill-equipped” to serve them, and funding for students with disabilities has not “kept pace with district costs,” according to a collection of research papers...

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...

August 19, 2019 | Mendocino Voice

Every year, California schools are evaluated on a variety of measures, everything from students’ math and English skills to suspension rates and chronic absenteeism. When things don’t go well, school districts scramble to put new programs in place that will...

July 15, 2019 | SF Chronicle

Governor Gavin Newsom’s pledge to increase access to quality, affordable preschool for California’s three- and four-year-olds is off to a good start on access and affordability, but could put quality on a “faster schedule,” writes Stanford University Education Professor Deborah...