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Teach for America targeted as ...

Apr 18, 2019 by

Assemblywoman says new teachers with little training can’t adequately serve neediest students. Theresa Harrington  – A...

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Higher corporate taxes linked ...

Apr 11, 2019 by

As pressures mount on lawmakers in Sacramento to come up with additional funds to underwrite California education, Sen. Nancy...

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California school district amo...

Mar 31, 2019 by

More than 190 school districts statewide have switched how they elect board members Across California, more than 190 school...

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California governor’s new task...

Mar 11, 2019 by

Charter schools, unions, school districts represented on 11-member group John Fensterwald A new task force that will...

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Report: California’s school fu...

Feb 20, 2019 by

Just days before Oakland teachers are expected to go on strike, a fact-finding report required by California law lays out a...

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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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