There is a new beginning in California for economic development and ending mass incarceration. Yesterday, Gov. Jerry Brown agreed to allot an additional $265 million to fund early education for low-income children.
Last week I attended the Children’s Summit 2015 at Microsoft’s offices in Mountain View. In the packet for the workshop, I found a state budget analysis with the provocative headline, “Proposed State Budget Doesn’t Do Enough For Kids.” When will we ever learn? Before it’s too late, I hope.