‘The fight has been turned inw...

Feb 7, 2021 by

Supt. Vincent Matthews, in EdSource’s podcast, says city attorney in San Francisco should have given him a heads-up before...

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How California plans to increa...

Dec 14, 2020 by

The recommendations include increasing the size of payouts and duration of leave, as well as support for small businesses. Credit:...

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College freshmen and high scho...

Dec 3, 2020 by

Upperclass and graduate students show increases in aid applications     The opening page for the online FAFSA...

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School districts try out diffe...

Nov 29, 2020 by

In response to declining immunization rates, school districts are increasing their outreach to parents and offering free clinics....

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Distance learning stokes fears...

Nov 23, 2020 by

For years, child development experts have warned about limiting screen time Christine Whalen has a spirited 5-year-old who started...

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Why Los Angeles County’s needi...

Nov 11, 2020 by

Few public schools have received waivers; only one has a high number of low-income students Credit: Amy Woropay Students at Westside...

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Dropping affirmative action ha...

Oct 29, 2020 by

Proposition 16 would allow race and ethnicity to become factors in admissions, hiring and contracts. Credit: Alison Yin/EdSource UC...

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A tiny school in Northern Cali...

Aug 20, 2020 by

One of the smallest districts in the state in a county with comparatively low infection rates, Indian Diggings Elementary School...

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California charter schools sue...

Jul 29, 2020 by

Gov. Newsom promises there will be a fix for growing charters and districts School funding is based on last year’s student...

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Schools in Los Angeles, San Di...

Jul 14, 2020 by

Districts cite “skyrocketing infection rates” in announcing that school campuses can’t reopen yet. This story was...

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Napolitano says farewell to UC...

Jun 27, 2020 by

UC’s first woman president helped expand enrollment and successfully pushed to end testing as admissions requirement....

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Thousands of Los Angeles high ...

Mar 30, 2020 by

California’s largest district is partnering with Verizon in attempt to provide internet to all students EdSource/Mikhail...

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California health officials is...

Mar 10, 2020 by

Separate guidelines are issued for K-12 and higher education institutions, underscoring the different challenges they face. As the...

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Lawsuit settlement results in ...

Feb 21, 2020 by

Funds will be shared by 75 elementary schools with the lowest reading scores. Alison Yin/EdSource The funding will be distributed as...

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Too Far Away: Distance is a ba...

Dec 19, 2019 by

Transportation challenges keep many community college students from going to college. Barstow commuter students face long, mountain...

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Schools fail to identify thous...

Dec 8, 2019 by

Despite state and federal laws, many schools undercounting students who lack stable housing. Carolyn Jones – Photo by Iris...

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Test-optional admissions won’t...

Nov 27, 2019 by

High SAT and ACT scores still provide an edge even if colleges don’t require them. Credit: CollegeSpring CollegeSpring students...

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University of California will ...

Nov 13, 2019 by

Zaidee Stavely – As the U.S. Supreme Court weighs whether to stop protecting some undocumented immigrants from deportation, the...

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Gov. Newsom missed opportunity...

Nov 2, 2019 by

If we raise the bar and also provide the right support for kids, teachers and parents, students will meet or exceed our expectations....

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One step closer to what no one...

Oct 28, 2019 by

Competing plans: $11 billion ‘split-roll’ challenge, $15 billion tax for schools The California School Boards Association and its...

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