California Governor Gavin Newsom, who became governor two days ago, just proposed a big boost to California schools.

Read about it at CALmatters: Newsom wants extra pension payments as retirement liability tops $256B. You’ll be able to read more detailed news reports everywhere tomorrow.

This is great!

Two big questions, though:

Will it be enough to avert Monday’s L.A.’s teachers strike? (see THE BEST RESOURCES FOR LEARNING ABOUT THE L.A. TEACHERS’ STRIKE)

Will it be enough to avert a state takeover of our Sacramento school district? (see today’s Sacramento Bee story, Standoff between Sacramento City school district and teachers flares up