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CALmatters is a Sacramento-based nonpartisan, nonprofit journalism venture committed to explaining how California's state Capitol works and why it matters. It works with more than 130 media partners throughout the state that have long, deep relationships with their local audiences, including Embarcadero Media (publisher of the Palo Alto Weekly, Mountain View Voice, Pleasanton Weekly and The Almanac in Menlo Park and their websites.)

Here are the most recent stories reported by CALmatters' team of journalists:

Nunes resignation sparks massive political shakeup

It’s election season in California, and the resignations, announcements and endorsements are coming in fast and furious. The state’s political scene got a major shakeup on Monday, when Rep. Devin Nunes, a high-profile, powerful and controversial Republican who’s represented the San Joaquin Valley in Congress since 2003, announced that he plans to give up his […]

Tue, Dec 7, 2021 5:40 am
Las controvertidas pautas de matemáticas han tenido resultados adversos tanto como positivos en el Distrito Unificado de San Francisco

EN RESUMEN En 2014, San Francisco adoptó una de las ideas centrales en el marco de trabajo matemático propuesto por el estado. Hasta ahora, los resultados no son completamente prometedores. Read this article in English.  Joselyn Marroquin, estudiante de primer año en Lincoln High en San Francisco, se desafió a sí misma al tomar dos clases […]

Mon, Dec 6, 2021 7:06 am
Vaccines, grades, tests, math: Equity becomes flashpoint in California schools

Equity. That’s one of the buzzwords that will likely dominate conversation in California’s capitol next month, when state lawmakers return to Sacramento to consider, among other things, possible legislation to remove the personal belief exemption from Gov. Gavin Newsom’s student COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Stressed school leaders have mixed feelings about that, with some warning it […]

Mon, Dec 6, 2021 5:40 am

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