News: Education Headlines

EdSource: Governor’s latest early education budget proposal disappoints advocates, providers

Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget proposal for early education, released Friday as part of the May revision of the 2016-17 state budget, is virtually unchanged from his initial proposal in January, offering no new spending and envisioning the creation of a $1.6 billion block grant that would combine funding for the state’s preschool, transitional kindergarten and quality rating and improvement programs.

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Ex-schools worker admits stealing $149K

A former Carlsbad school district employee in charge of renting out Carlsbad High School’s performing arts center will be sentenced next month after admitting embezzling nearly $149,000 in rental fees — money he has since repaid, authorities said.

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