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...

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...

June 20, 2019 | Capital & Main

Governor Gavin Newsom’s first education budget passed in the legislature last week.  The budget reflects a Prop. 98-mandated minimum increase, district relief for pension obligation paydown, investments in early learning, funds for special education, and facilities funding for full-day kindergarten...