The McKinney-Vento Act is designed to help districts and county offices identify and remove barriers to education for homeless students ... In 2014-15, the most recent data available from the U.S. Department of Education, schools across the nation enrolled more than 1.3 million homeless students. California is home to 20 percent of those students and subsequently received the most McKinney-Vento funding last year — $7.5 million.

It’s estimated the broken Aliso Canyon well is still adding about as much greenhouse gas to the atmosphere each day as 4½ million cars on the road ... Officials with Southern California Gas...said that decades ago they removed rather than replaced a faulty safety valve in the well that has now failed...The only wells on land that are required to have down-well safety shutoff valves are those that are close to airports, residential areas or streams. Close means within 300 feet.