state budget http://kvpr.org en California Teacher Pink Slips Far Fewer than Last Year http://kvpr.org/post/california-teacher-pink-slips-far-fewer-last-year <p></p><p>Friday is the deadline for California school districts to issue teachers layoff notices for the academic year that starts in the fall.&nbsp; As Ben Adler reports from Sacramento, there’s a huge drop-off in the number of pink slips this year.</p><p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 02:13:57 +0000 Ben Adler 12186 at http://kvpr.org California Teacher Pink Slips Far Fewer than Last Year Brown Budget Proposal Marks New Era at Capitol http://kvpr.org/post/brown-budget-proposal-marks-new-era-capitol <p>Governor Jerry Brown’s new California budget proposal marks an end to the crippling deficits that have plagued California for years.&nbsp; It’s also an attempt to make major policy changes – without big increases in spending.&nbsp; But the governor’s message of fiscal restraint could find a warmer reception from Republicans than from his fellow Democrats. &nbsp;Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler and Amy Quinton bring us this two-part report from Sacramento.</p><p>-----</p> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 18:55:47 +0000 Ben Adler and Amy Quinton 9287 at http://kvpr.org Brown Budget Proposal Marks New Era at Capitol