Governor Newsom Proposes New Investments in Math and Science Teachers Julien Lafortune, Radhika Mehlotra January 16 2020 In the state budget proposal he released last week, the governor calls for new spending to address the teacher shortage in high-need subjects.
Video: A Conversation with Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon Mary Severance August 21 2019 At an event in Sacramento, Speaker Rendon discusses key legislative priorities for this year and his approach to addressing the major challenges facing California.
Record Growth Puts Money in the Bank for California Patrick Murphy, Jennifer Paluch, Radhika Mehlotra July 17 2019 More than 120 straight months of job growth has provided a major boost to state revenues, allowing for increased spending as well as record reserves.
K–12 Education and the New State Budget Radhika Mehlotra July 15 2019 Spending on K-12 education in California reaches a new high, though some key long-term funding issues remain.
Budget Takes Baby Steps Toward Special Education Reform Paul Warren July 11 2019 The new California state budget provides substantial new funding for special education while also making changes to the underlying funding model.