Gov. Brown cites 51 percent increase in public education spending
In case you were otherwise occupied yesterday when Gov. Jerry Brown was delivering his State of the State address, here’s what he had to say about education. With respect to education, the strong economic recovery and the passage of Proposition 30 has allowed us to increase spending on public schools and community colleges from a...
By LA School Report | January 22, 2016 10:30 am
Brown signs high school exit test waiver, allowing 5,000 to graduate
Governor Jerry Brown today signed Senate Bill 725 into law, allowing close to 5,000 high school seniors across the state to graduate without passing a now-cancelled high school exit exam. The governor signed the bill without comment, his office said. Brown’s signature brings to a close a problem that began in May, when the California Department of...
By Elizabeth Weise | August 26, 2015 5:08 pm
Seven education bills await action by Gov. Brown
Seven education bills are currently awaiting the signature or veto of Gov. Jerry Brown – and before too many more stack up, we thought a review was in order. For more check out Edsource’s EdTracker, a tool that follows the ins and outs of education legislation in Sacramento. “Willful defiance” bill AB 420 would limit the...
By Craig Clough | September 17, 2014 12:50 pm
A few words on public education from Governor Brown
In his State of the State address today, Gov. Jerry Brown spent a few minutes talking about public education in California. Here’s what he had to say: “Last year, I spoke of the principle of subsidiarity, a rather clunky word that nevertheless points to a profoundly important principle, namely that in our federal system there...
By LA School Report | January 22, 2014 11:03 am