California's test scores raise questions about whether Gov. Jerry Brown’s two signature education initiatives—the revamped education funding formula that provides far more money for each disadvantaged student, and his doctrine…
California public school test scores are improving, but so slowly that it could take decades to close the achievement gap.
California lags other states in closing the achievement gap for disadvantaged students. A new 10-year report suggests a major state investment in preschool.
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Education’s delay of rules meant to protect student loan borrowers from predatory practices was “arbitrary and capricious,” granting a...
In a role reversal, the candidates vying to become California’s next schools' superintendent disagree about a bill that would require later instruction start times for middle and high school students.
The state gives migrant farmworker families a new exemption from the 50-mile rule, which had required them to move during the school year to keep their housing.
Voters will soon have a chance to touch the third rail of California politics. Here’s a breakdown of how broadly and deeply Californians love their cheap property taxes.
By CALmatters | Sept. 1, 2018
In the final days of California's 2018 legislative session, hundreds of bills landed on the governor's desk. We're tracking the fate of the most consequential here.
By Felicia Mello | Aug. 22, 2018
The idea of a Cal State campus has captured the imagination of the Central Valley city of Stockton. But it's an open question whether California lawmakers and the California State…
By Matt Levin | Aug. 14, 2018
Advocates today submitted signatures to qualify a 2020 ballot initiative that would generate tens of billions of dollars for local and state governments by undoing part of California's landmark Prop.…