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Thurmond Pieces Together California’s Education Future

Tony Thurmond, state superintendent of public instruction, speaks with California Black Media about legislation that would increase access to education opportunities for Black, Hispanic and other children who were most affected by the pandemic.

(April 27, 2022) → Read the full The Sacramento Observer report
UC System to Cover Tuition for California Residents Who Are Native Americans

The University of California system this fall will begin to pay the tuition for California residents who are Native American. The decision could affect more than 600 students. UC President Michael Drake said the move would “advance critical efforts to expand student diversity and make the University of California more affordable.”

(April 26, 2022) → Read the full KCRA NBC 3 report

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‘Public Interest Media' Funding Bill Advances

SB 911 would provide $50M in public funding for journalism in California. It is heading to the state Senate floor with outside support still tepid.

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Who’s missing from California’s community colleges?

California’s community college enrollment plummeted during the pandemic. Here are the stories of some of the students who left.

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Sacramento County Schools: From 1853 to Today

Sacramento County Schools have overcome a history of racial segregation to build the modern system that exists today.

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Schools Finally Get Needed Funding

EdSource spoke with Sen. John Laird Monday regarding the “historic” education funding contained in the budget the legislature had just sent to Gov. Gavin Newsom.

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California’s Education System: How the Bureaucracy Works

How California's extensive public school system is organized and managed, explained.

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How Cool Are Libraries?

California has gone from one library to more than 1,100 in the last 171 years.

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California School Reopenings, Explained

California’s plan to get schoolchildren back into classrooms after a year of distance learning is taking shape. Here’s the latest on the state’s school reopenings.

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Winter Spike Hits Sacramento Area

While several counties were seeing a dip in COVID-19 cases and looked poised to continue reopening, colder weather changed their future.

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