ACLU sues Bay Area school dist...

Sep 15, 2021 by

Lawsuit: Black students and English learners in Pittsburg Unified are disproportionately shunted into special education and subject...

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How going remote led to dramat...

Aug 8, 2021 by

Kindergarten students nationwide and in California became the biggest group to opt out of remote-only schooling during the pandemic....

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How Supreme Court decision fre...

Jun 28, 2021 by

The 8-1 decision was the court’s first ruling on student free speech since 1969 Credit: David McKeown/Republican-Herald via AP...

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What an Admissions Fight at Am...

May 26, 2021 by

By Jeffrey R. Young A parent argues against proposed changes in the admissions process at Thomas Jefferson High School, just outside...

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University of California must ...

May 18, 2021 by

Settlement marks the end of a lawsuit that was initially brought in 2019. FERMIN LEAL/EDSOURCE TODAY The University of California...

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What happens when California s...

May 10, 2021 by

Carolyn Jones For students with disabilities, the pandemic has been a landscape of extremes. Some have thrived with distance learning...

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Missing kindergartners drive l...

Apr 25, 2021 by

Charter schools experienced an increase in enrollment Causes for the slide in enrollment are myriad, complicated by existing trends...

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Additional math support has he...

Mar 29, 2021 by

But the progress renews debate over increasing admissions requirements to add a year of quantitative reasoning The CSU Board of...

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California adopts CDC’s recomm...

Mar 21, 2021 by

Change could significantly increase number of students who can attend class at the same time Credit: Photo by Allison Shelley for...

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California teacher shortages c...

Mar 5, 2021 by

Diana Lambert Credit: Allison Shelley for American Education The ongoing teacher shortage, exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic,...

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‘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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