2012: Top Health And Education Stories
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Aired 12/27/12 on KPBS Midday Edition.
Kenny Goldberg, KPBS Health Reporter
Kyla Calvert, KPBS Education Reporter
California has now begun to prepare for health care reform. States are required to launch their new online insurance marketplaces by January 2014, but California wants to open registration next October.
Plus, educators around the state are hoping the worst of the funding squeeze has passed. Proposition 30, a state tax increase measure to fund schools, was approved by voters in November. Local school officials predict it will preserve school days and restore classes in San Diego.
They are also preparing for budget cuts, however.