Early childhood education. A top-tier national ranking for K-12 per-pupil spending. A data system that would track kids from nursery school through state universities. Newsom’s Christmas wish list for public schools is already long and pricey, even though CA’s Legislature won’t reconvene until 2019. On the first day of session, Democratic lawmakers introduced two major education bills, calling for nearly $40 billion more in state spending on schools.
Click the link below for a guide to some of the big-ticket education items lawmakers will likely debate next year.