K-12 ‘opportunity gap’ bill needs state funding

The Legislature has a constitutional obligation to educate ‘all children residing within its borders’

These include immigrants and students of color who don’t have equal opportunities or success

HB 1541 takes good step by revising school disciplinary policies, but it needs funding….

 Over the past couple of years, news coverage of public schools has focused on the state Supreme Court’s insistence that the Legislature meet its constitutional obligation to fully fund basic education.