California Bill Would Boost Common Core Implementation Funding By $1.5 Billion

EdSource Today (3/7) reports that a bill introduced in the California state Assembly on Wednesday would extend Common Core implementation funding for another year, noting that $1.25 billion has already been allocated for the effort. The piece notes that the funding would go “to support teacher training, textbooks and other instructional materials and technology upgrades needed to carry out the transition to Common Core State Standards.”