It’s May 15 and here’s a recap of local education stories from this week.
- The $115.3 billion spending plan outlined by Governor Jerry Brown this week would allocate $68.4 billion for California’s public schools, freeze in-state undergraduate tuition within the UC system for at least two years and include a $380 million earned income tax credit for California’s working poor.
- A $12,000 grant from the Argyros Family Foundation has enabled Victoria Elementary School in Costa Mesa to buy 30 Chromebook computers for students to use in class.
- On a 25-10 vote, state senators approved a bill intended to increase school immunization rates, sending it to the Assembly.
- Oxford Academy in Cypress was listed as the No. 2 public high school in California in the newly released U.S. News & World Report rankings.