The Battle to Decide California’s Education Future

By many measures, the majority of California’s 6.2 million schoolchildren are failing to make the grade. Earlier this year California’s K-12 education was ranked 44th by U.S. News & World Report and 36th on Education Week’s “Quality Counts” report. T...

Tuck vs. Thurmond in Duel Over Cal School Funding: Walters

The good news is, California is designating funding to close the educational achievement gap. The bad news is, the state resists measures to track whether that spending works. That is the analysis of CALmatters’ columnist Dan Walters on the Local Control Fu...