San Jose’s Metropolitan Adult Education Program has survived significant budget cuts in recent years, but once again finds itself in financial limbo.
With less access to subsidized preschool, Santa Clara County families struggle to stay ahead. National philanthropic foundations have provided some relief, but the county is still underserved.
Proposition 30, an initiative backed by Gov. Jerry Brown to raise income taxes on wealthy Californians to support public education, has pulled off a surprise victory despite trailing in the week leading up to the election.
The Peninsula Press will cover local and statewide races and ballot measures tonight, including whether Palo Alto voters authorize the opening of medical marijuana dispensaries in the city.
Santa Clara County community colleges are already estimating how much they’d need to slash enrollment, courses and staff if voters reject Prop. 30 on Tuesday.