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This Week in California Education: Episode 16, June 17, 2017

In this edition of “This Week in California Education,” Executive Director Louis Freedberg, and Editor-at-Large John Fensterwald discuss key issues in education in California and nationally.  This week they’re joined by special guest Ted Lempert, president of Children Now.

  • The California Legislature approves its FY18 budget, with increased funding for K-12 schools (read story)
  • U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos criticizes charter school advocates who promote charter schools to the exclusion of other “school choice” options (read story)
  • Netflix CEO Reed Hastings commits to a decades-long campaign to increase charter school enrollments.

And hear John and Louis’ predictions of the week!