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Los Angeles Sentinel: Second Black and first Afro-Latino to lead CA Department of Education (12/18/2018)

San Mateo Daily Journal: Commentary, a commitment to equitable outcomes for all students (12/12/2018)

Daily Californian: Berkeley school district approves policy to expand access to free menstrual products (12/3/218)

Ed Source: New California coalition agrees on next steps to improve schools, student achievement (11/15/2018)

School Transportation News: California Association of School Transportation officials management forum (10/19/2018)

Education Dive: Pediatricians: Lenient California law regarding water testing endangers children (9/27/2018)

Ed Source: Gaps in California law requiring schools to test for lead could leave children at risk (9/25/2018)

Cloverdale Reveille: Commentary, Navigating responsible drug regulation (9/24/2018)

Los Angeles Times: California Gov. Jerry Brown rejects bill to prohibit schools from starting before 8:30 a.m. (9/21/2018)

Pasadena Star News: Governor Brown signs area senator's suicide prevention legislation (9/13/2018)

San Francisco Chronicle: Should school start later? Sleepy kids, logistics at odds (9/12/2018)

Ed Source: Both sides lobbying California governor on bill to delay school start time for teens (9/8/2018)

New York Times: California teenagers could sleep later under school start bill

Santa Clarita Valley Signal: Changes proposed

School Transportation News: Calif. state legislature passes bill to start school later

Sacramento Bee: Schools would start later under bill sent to California governor

CALmatters: Last stop: On these 2018 California bills, it’s the governor’s call

Fresno Bee: Clovis Unified is already buying guns. Here’s where the money comes from (8/29/2018)

Red Bluff Daily News: Commentary, Board calls on legislature to better fund schools (8/28/2018)

K-12 Daily: Brown’s signature may end for-profit charters in CA

California Newswire: Legislature approves McCarty measure to Ban for-profit charters (8/24/2018)

Los Angeles Times: Commentary: A quiet and important fight is brewing over how much must be spent on California's schools (8/20/2018)

Associated Press: California's school boards sue over education funding law (8/15/2018)

San Francisco Chronicle: As California schools wait for state bond money, districts fume at sluggish payouts (8/14/2018)

San Francisco Chronicle: Few California school districts have tested water for lead, even though it’s free

California Health Line: The pluses and minuses of allowing medical marijuana at school (8/7/2018)

Ed Source: After quarter century of rapid expansion, charter school growth slowing in California (8/16/2018)

K-12 Daily: New law streamlines credentialing of out-of-state teachers

CALmatters: California teacher pension debt swamps school budgets (7/23/2018)

CALmatters: Don’t like your kid’s school district? Transferring could become easier—if they’re being bullied

K-12 Daily: Opposing sides find agreement on charter transparency (7/23/2018)

Del Mar Times: Parents return to DMUSD board to ask for assault weapons ban in district resolution (7/12//18)

Santa Clarita Signal: Districts work to address policy for immigrants

Riverside Press-Enterprise: High school ethnic studies would be required in California under Riverside lawmaker’s bill (6/8/2018)

CSBA President Mike Walsh on Capital Public Radio  (6/7/2018)

Ed Source: From cradle to career: Newsom's vision for education reform in California (6/7/2018)

Ed Source: Marshall Tuck and Tony Thurmond to square off in runoff for California schools chief (6/7/2018)

Ed Source: California governor’s race: Dems agree on child care, higher spending; differ on districts rejecting charters based on financial impact (5/31/2018)

K-12 Daily: Analysis: opportunity to fight funding adequacy slips away (5/15/2018)

San Francisco Chronicle: Commentary, Supporting school libraries a real no-brainer
( 5/15/2018)

LA School Report: Gavin Newsom answers questions on education, children’s issues before Los Angeles forum for gubernatorial candidates (5/15/2018)

K-12 Daily: Bill takes another swing at promoting cultural expression (5/10/2018)

San Francisco Chronicle: California’s next governor will have plenty of school work (5/3/2018)

Pasadena Now: Suicide prevention legislation aimed at public, charter, and private schools passes California Senate (5/3/2018)

K-12 Daily: Face-off over testing flexibility looms (4/25/2018)

Ed Source: African-American students would get extra aid under California’s K-12 funding formula in proposal before Legislature (4/17/2018)

Santa Clarita Signal: California gives schools direction to respond to immigration enforcement (4/5/2018)

Ed Source: LA Unified board must seek more public input into new superintendent search (4/5/2018)

Monterey County Weekly: High-need schools countywide are taking a hard stance on a lack of funding (4/4/2018)

East Bay Times: Albany: School district urging residents to lobby state for more funds (4/3/2018)

Riverside Press-Enterprise: Riverside school board president elected to statewide board (4/3/2018)

Napa Valley Register:  News from NVUSD (3/27/2018)

Santa Clarita Signal: Sulphur Springs Board considering resolution calling for fair funding of public schools (3/27/2018)

Mojave Daily Star: School boards ask state for 'full and fair funding for public education' (3/27/2018)

Mt. Shasta News: Mt. Shasta school district to survey parents on school security (3/22/2018)

Livermore Independent: Resolution asks state to raise school funding (3/16/2018)

Pasadena Now: Senator Portantino’s student suicide prevention bill passes Senate education committee (3/16/2018)

Fox 40: Student Considers Legal Action to Bring Religious Discussion into Science Class (3/9/2018)

Livermore Independent: Assemblywoman Baker named 2017 CSBA Legislator of the Year (3/9/2018)

Bloomberg: California's $83 Billion of bond debt isn't enough for some (3/6/2018)

West Sonoma Gazette: West Sonoma County High School board to call for more state spending on education (3/6/2018)

Gridley Herald: Cannabis addressed in Gridley schools board policy (3/2/2018)

San Diego Union Tribune: School shooting, threats shine light on mental health (3/1/2018)

K-12 Daily: Ed. coalition seeks more money for schools (2/28/2018)

Rancho Santa Fe Review: San Dieguito board works toward more effective governance (2/28/2018)

Livermore Independent: PUSD urges state to increase school revenue (2/26/2018)

Lodi-News Sentinel: Lodi Unified board calls for more funding for public schools (2/26/2018)

Monterey Herald: MPUSD Teacher Recruitment Fair seems promising despite California teacher shortage crisis (2/26/2018)

Burbank Leader: Burbank board urges state legislature to provide more funding (2/20/2018)

Manteca Bulletin: District pushing for more realistic state funding (2/20/2018)

Ventura County Star: Editorial, Time for a new narrative on teaching (2/20/2018)

KALW: What's behind the country's public education funding crisis? (2/22/2018)

Ventura County Star: Editorial, Time for a new narrative on teaching (2/17/2018)

Ed Source: Countdown to expand ban on ‘willful defiance’ suspensions in California schools (2/15/2018)

San Diego Union Tribune: Commentary, Back to School: School district budgets (2/15/2018)

Camarillo Acorn: New policy aimed at keeping campuses safe (2/16/2018)

Northern California Record: Appellate court rules how California's legislative branch can fund education mandates (2/12/2018)

Ventura County Star: Ventura County and California work to deal with shortage of credentialed teachers (2/9/2018)

Learning Policy Institute: Understaffed and underprepared: California districts report ongoing teacher shortages (2/6/2018)

Santa Clarita Signal: Saugus Board considering resolution calling for fair funding of public schools (2/6/2018)

Benicia Herald: BUSD trustees to vote on resolution requesting more money for California public schools

Ukiah Daily News: Commentary, Planning and budgeting challenges of the LCAP (1/29/2018)

Gilroy Dispatch: California schools are underfunded compared to U.S.

Orange County Register: Placentia-Yorba Linda district asking state to fund schools better

East Bay Times: Piedmont school board gives initial OK to policies on sexual harassment, hate speech (1/26/2018)

Fairfield Republic: School board group says up to $40B more needed annually for quality education (1/23/2018)

Orange County Register: Placentia-Yorba Linda district asking state to fund schools better (1/25/2018)

EdSource: State must improve the California School Dashboard, not move the goalposts (1/18/2018)

Santa Clarita Signal: Brown’s budget projects increase in K-12, higher education spending (1/12/2018)

Santa Clarita Signal: Castaic Board considering resolution calling for fair funding for public schools (1/11/2018)

Ed Source: Gov. Brown proposes ambitious education agenda in his final state budget (1/9/2018)