California’s widely criticized...

Sep 18, 2019 by

Diana Lambert – The question of how best to represent all Californians when teaching ethnic studies is back on the table....

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Gov. Newsom, lawmakers strike ...

Sep 12, 2019 by

The proposed bond on the March 2020 ballot will include money for K-12 districts, including preschool, community colleges, UC and...

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Initiatives underway for low-c...

Aug 28, 2019 by

Students seeking alternatives to buying books As they start a new school year, college students usually come to campus knowing their...

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Gender, name changes could be ...

Aug 18, 2019 by

California school districts could soon be required to update records if graduates have changed their name or gender since leaving...

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California Teachers Associatio...

Aug 1, 2019 by

Ending a decades-long connection, the association representing California State University faculty has severed its ties with the...

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Opponents urge CSU to reject 4...

Jul 29, 2019 by

Larry Gordon – Some protesters against plan to boost CSU admissions requirements silently stood up during trustees meeting. The...

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We need more relevant curricul...

Jul 15, 2019 by

Students do better in school when they feel connected to what they are learning, teacher says. Whenever my sixth graders enter my...

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10 California districts strugg...

Jul 14, 2019 by

Evaluation of program offers lessons and guides for improvement For five years, a San Francisco foundation funded, and a research...

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Majority of California voters ...

May 20, 2019 by

Sydney Johnson – As pressure builds in California to increase funding for public schools, a new poll shows that a majority of...

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‘Inconvenient truths’ missing ...

May 16, 2019 by

Robin Lake and Ashley Jochim – Oakland Unified teachers crowded the street in front of MetWest High School near La Escuelita...

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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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