Education Voter Guide, CA State Senate & Assembly Races, June 5, 2012: Who Are the Bullies of 2011? (UPDATE: Now With Assembly Races)

Education Voter Guide, CA State Senate & Assembly Races, June 5, 2012: Who Are the Bullies of 2011? (UPDATE: Now With Assembly Races)

Coming up on June 5, 2012: California’s first open primary election in which anyone can vote for any candidate for state legislative offices, so long as you live in the district. Among other things, you’ll be choosing new State Senators in odd-numbered districts, and new Assembly members in all districts this year. Wondered who’s up for election in the newly redistricted state of... »

Three CA Education Revenue Initiatives for November, 2012? A Comparison, Because Voters Will Probably Only Support One

A comparison of 3 ballot initiatives to fund education in CA: Molly Munger's Our Children, Our Future; Governor Brown's Schools and Public Safety Act; and the Courage Campaign's Millionaire's Tax, all of which are seeking signatures to become ballot initiatives offered to the public for votes in November, 2012. Which one? Hard to say -- the three entities should swallow their egos and combine the ... »

Dear Governor Brown, Please Sign AB250 For High Quality Education Into Law!

This is the high quality K-12 curriculum reform we've been waiting for that emphasizes creativity, collaboration, innovation, and critical thinking for 21st century learning. It's what we need to keep California a leader in the worlds of art, science, technology and culture. Please join over 18 parent, educator, and community grassroots groups to urge Governor Brown to sign AB250 into law! »

Updates to the CA School Funding Map Tool, May 15-June 15, 2011

Covers changes in worst-case scenario for schools under an all-cuts budget from the release of the May revise in mid-May to the need for a vote on June 15 in order to comply with Prop 25 (salaries to legislators cut off if no budget is passed by mid-June in time for the end of the fiscal year on June 30). »

A California School Funding Map Tool

The California School Funding Map Tool helps people find out just how much money kids attending their public schools are going to lose in state budget cuts if revenue is allowed to expire on June 30, 2011. »

CA Budget/School Funding: Where Do We Go From Here? (The Legislature)

About a dozen GOP Assembly and State Senate representatives could be the difference between an extension of crucial revenue streams or a completely unworkable all-budgets cuts that would decimate public education. Only 2 votes from each house would be needed to pass the revenue extensions in the California legislature. »

5 Republicans Block June Vote on $12 Billion From Extending Current Taxes to Save California Schools

A few of the GOP state legislators who hate California schoolkids and want to deprive Californians of the chance to vote for $12 billion by extending current taxes that'll save the state's public schools: Sen. Bob Huff, 29th State Senate District and Chair of the Republican Caucus, R-Diamond Bar; Sen. Bill Emmerson, 37th State Senate District, R-Rancho Cucamonga; Tom Harman, 35th State Senate Dist... »

New Priorities: Governor Brown Overhauls California Education

Governor Brown replaces 7 of 11 California State Board of Education members with his own appointees, charting a path for the state that tilts away from Schwarzenegger's pro-charter direction and away from the White House's Race to the Top agenda. »

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