What Tuesday’s election could mean for California education

Tuesday’s statewide elections could have a major impact on California’s education system. That’s the case even though education remains a mostly local issue in the state. Locally elected school boards run the state’s nearly 1,000 school districts, and reforms championed by Gov. Jerry Brown have devolved even  more power to local school districts. On top of that, the amount of money the state spends on its K-12 schools and community colleges is strictly prescribed by Proposition 98, approved by voters two decades ago,. But within those constraints, California’s governor has…

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