Kenneth Schrupp

Kenneth Schrupp is a reporter for The Center Square.

Lowering the bar? California ends ‘willful defiance’ suspensions in pre-K-12, experts warn of disaster

(The Center Square) – California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill ending “willful defiance” suspensions in TK-12 public and charter schools, a move that experts say could bring disaster amid… Read More

October 13, 2023
New California law cuts local school board control over educational content

(The Center Square) – California governor Gavin Newsom signed a new bill into law that would significantly reduce the ability of local school boards to shape local curriculums, even within… Read More

September 28, 2023
California legislature passes measures to reduce school board power

(The Center Square) – The California legislature passed several bills aimed at reducing the power of school boards, from cutting their power to determine curriculum content, to removing their ability… Read More

September 25, 2023
California passes education bills to reduce school discipline, hire back retirees

(The Center Square) – The California Legislature passed a series of state Department of Education-supported bills, including one aimed at reducing discipline options for students who engage in “willful defiance”… Read More

September 20, 2023
Public Education
California school district: No flags except US or state flag

(The Center Square) – A California school district banned the flying of any flag other than the United States or state flag, a move critics and supporters say is directed… Read More

September 15, 2023