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Newsom names new head of State...

Feb 12, 2019 by

Linda Darling-Hammond to succeed Michael Kirst on powerful state education body sident of the Learning Policy Institute, speaks at...

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Harris’ stance on truancy agai...

Feb 11, 2019 by

David Washburn – California Senator Kamala Harris’ tough stance on truancy, her signature education issue while she was a local...

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As teachers threaten to strike...

Jan 14, 2019 by

Theresa Harrington – As Oakland Unified faces a possible teachers’ strike and braces for deep budget cuts for the 2019-20...

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Teacher activism nationwide fu...

Jan 1, 2019 by

Los Angeles, Oakland and others inch closer to strikes Diana Lambert – Thousands of teachers march through downtown Los Angeles...

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California students, first in ...

Dec 20, 2018 by

Peers help other low-income students and tell them: “We belong here.” Beyond the usual confusions and questions of freshmen...

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California school districts to...

Dec 3, 2018 by

David Washburn – At least 40 percent of California school districts and charter schools have rates of chronic absence in grades...

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Thurmond takes lead over Tuck ...

Nov 13, 2018 by

Louis Freedberg – As California counties continue to process mail-in and provisional ballots, Assemblyman Tony Thurmond,...

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Tuck leading Thurmond in first...

Oct 31, 2018 by

Tony Thurmond and Marshall Tuck respond to one another during a conversation with the candidates sponsored by EdSource in May 2018....

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California community colleges ...

Oct 9, 2018 by

The proposals are aimed at the 2019-20 state budget Mikhail Zinshteyn – California’s community college system is advancing a...

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Suspensions in California scho...

Sep 23, 2018 by

David Washburn – What youth and civil rights advocates have called a decades-long suspension epidemic in California schools is...

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California community colleges ...

Sep 19, 2018 by

Board proposes 5 percent increase to its $10 billion budget to fund reforms Mikhail Zinshteyn – Anticipating a different...

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Teachers getting help to buy $...

Sep 13, 2018 by

Bay Area teacher gets down payment help to buy her first home in Richmond The school year has gotten off to an exciting start for...

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Charter school network spreads...

Jul 24, 2018 by

Joanne Jacobs – Founded more than a decade ago, Summit Prep became nationally known for its success in getting all its students...

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As Gov. Brown urges work on ne...

Jul 19, 2018 by

Mikhail Zinshteyn – Declaring California a leader in online education, Gov. Jerry Brown was unequivocal about the promise of a...

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California’s plan finally obey...

Jul 15, 2018 by

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos approved California’s plan for meeting requirements of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act...

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Trump’s new guidelines trigger...

Jul 6, 2018 by

California universities struggle with some minority enrollment levels. California is likely to be little affected by the Trump...

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Teachers in Oakland among othe...

Jun 26, 2018 by

Theresa Harrington – Some school districts across California — including Oakland Unified in the Bay Area — are...

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Federal officials again questi...

Jun 13, 2018 by

John Fensterwald – The U.S. Department of Education has raised additional questions about California’s plan for complying with...

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Legislative leaders in Sacrame...

Jun 11, 2018 by

The march toward a state budget deal for the coming fiscal year took a significant step forward Friday as Gov. Jerry Brown and...

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Good news for C students and E...

Jun 7, 2018 by

To address the shortfall of tech and science workers in the U.S., employers and educators should broaden their definition of who can...

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