Where Elizabeth Warren and Gavin Newsom’s plans to reinvest in public schools most diverge is on funding mechanisms. Liz has one; Gavin doesn't.
The end to decades of intractable charter warfare came courtesy of an unstoppable grassroots movement.
Armed with a state override of its rejected application, Promise Academy filed a new request. Then came the lawsuits.
Governor Newsom hopes a legislative agreement will set the stage for a political ceasefire in the state's long fight over charter schools.
The state only requires schools to take action if lead levels exceed 15 ppb. But the CDC says there's no safe blood lead level for children.
California's charter lobby remains fiercely opposed to far-reaching reforms found in a state Assembly bill.
The packing of an education task force panel has diluted a highly anticipated Assembly bill reforming charter schools.
Aided by an incurious media, most Democratic presidential contenders have been allowed to slide around charter school issues.
Unearthed emails reveal a cozy relationship between the L.A. schools superintendent and the charter school lobby.
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Borders, boundaries and barriers have been a way of life in the lower Sacramento Valley since the Gold Rush days. The newest form of green line...
Federal data show that charter-school teachers leave charters at higher rates than at public schools.
Los Angeles charters suspended black students at almost three times the rate of traditional schools; students with disabilities were suspended at nearly four times the non-charter...
The most discouraging finding of a report on LGBTQ students may be that only 130 of California's 343 unified school districts responded to the survey.
For many California charter schools, co-location is everything.
Among other criticisms, the African American Acceleration task force noted Fresno Unified’s suspension rates for black students -- which are twice that of other groups and...
Gavin Newsom hailed a new charter school transparency law he signed. Why won't the law prevent charters from failing?
Obscured by Los Angeles' massive public teachers strike, a separate charter-schools walkout targets many of the same issues.
On Saturday Assemblymember Tony Thurmond declared victory in his campaign to become California's next Superintendent of Public Instruction.
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