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California to Spend Additional $650M On Special Education

California’s method of funding special education will become streamlined and a little more equitable, thanks to a…


A turning point: California education leaders speak out about racism and police brutality

“…We feel that silence is complicity: We must put an end to these incidents now. No matter how difficult, we must…


Can California schools put safety measures in place in time to open early? Many district leaders skeptical

After Governor Newsom shared his four-phases to returning to normal life, with phase two including the re-opening of…


Disability rights groups, school administrators spar over possible changes to special education laws

“Times of crisis are not the time to roll back civil rights. It’s actually time to roll up our sleeves and do it…


New Push in California for Later Middle, High School Start Times—EdSource

The author of a previously vetoed bill last year proposing starting middle and high school later to give teens more…


Two-decade old legal battle over special education oversight nears resolution, brings major changes - EdSource

"The California Department of Education said last week that it will comply with a federal court order to improve…


Send Special Ed Funding Directly to Districts, Not Regional Agencies, Report Says - EdSource

"The state should dismantle its system for distributing special education funding for California’s 718,000 students…


One in 6 School Districts Gives Up on Medi-Cal Outreach Reimbursements - EdSource

The Medi-Cal reimbursement program brings millions in federal funds to schools. Source: One in 6 school districts gives…


Schools Wait for Millions in Reimbursement for Medi-Cal Outreach

It was, without question, a call to action. Millions in federal Medi-Cal funds would flow to California schools, the…


Gov. Brown Acts on Student-Related Bills

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed bills to mandate kindergarten and tinker with aspects of the state’s new school funding…