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A major bill to curb the growth of charter schools in California was narrowly approved in the Assembly Tuesday, but compromise appeared likely as moderates who let it proceed to…

Some of the most controversial ideas California lawmakers were considering this year were set aside as the Legislature culled hundreds of bills in a fast-and-furious annual procedural ritual.

In the past decade, California has adopted more than a half-dozen laws intended to prevent bullying, strengthen suicide prevention and cultivate inclusive learning environments for LGBTQ students in...

Legislation that would significantly expand California’s subsidized preschool program cleared its first committee hearing Wednesday, leaving early childhood education advocates increasingly...

California voters are just as divided as their elected officials on the charter school issue, and maybe more so, a new PPIC survey on education shows.

From later school start times to lower thresholds for parcel taxes, California lawmakers see a second chance with Gov. Gavin Newsom to pass education bills quashed by former Gov. Jerry…

As charter school advocates rallied en masse and California’s teachers’ unions flexed their political muscle, a cluster of bills that would dramatically curb the growth of charters in the state...

The win-win partnership between a struggling charter school network and a rural school district in Los Angeles County touched off a call for legislative reform.

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