EdSource Today reporter featured on KQED’s Forum, NBC Bay Area

Thousands of California children are likely to be turned away from Head Start classrooms this fall as the sequestration cuts to Head Start, the federally funded early care and education program for children under five, ... … Read entire article »

Filed under: Early Learning, Head Start, Presentations/Interviews, Quick Hits

Scott Moore: Not investing in preschool is ‘mortgaging our future’

Scott Moore: Not investing in preschool is ‘mortgaging our future’

Scott Moore has been an advocate of early childhood education for California’s youngest children for years. He served as the executive director of Gov. Schwarzenegger’s Early Learning Advisory Council from 2010 to 2011. As the ... … Read entire article »

Filed under: Early Learning, Featured, Kindergarten and Preschool, Presentations/Interviews, Q&A, Reporting & Analysis

Freedberg interviewed about current state of public K-14 education in California

EdSource Executive Director Louis Freedberg participated in an online Q&A session with Patch.com’s Alex Gronke. Questions focused on what the state’s economic outlook may mean for K-14 education in California, including a discussion on the ... … Read entire article »

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Baron explains in KQED interview why Proposition 30 not ‘Instant Fix’ for schools

Voters expecting tangible benefits from the passage of Proposition 30 may be disappointed. In an interview on KQED’s The California Report, EdSource Senior Reporter Kathryn Baron explains how much money the Proposition is expected to ... … Read entire article »

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Fensterwald clarifies Gov. Brown’s claims about Prop. 30 in KQED interview

Given how Gov. Brown and others promoted Prop. 30, some are are under the impression that passage of the measure is a great windfall for California schools. Not exactly, say EdSource’s John Fensterwald in an ... … Read entire article »

Filed under: 2012 Election, Initiatives, Presentations/Interviews, Quick Hits, School Finance, State and Federal Policies

Baron moderates discussion on “community college crisis”

EdSource senior reporter Kathryn Baron moderated a discussion for CreaTV on the current community college crisis in California. Panel members included Dr. Rita Cepeda, Chancellor of San Jose/Evergreen Community College, and Dr. Laurel Jones, President ... … Read entire article »

Filed under: California Colleges, Community Colleges, Presentations/Interviews, Quick Hits

Freedberg helps moderate panel for City College of San Francisco Board of Trustees

With nearly 100,000 students, City College of San Francisco (CCSF) is one of largest community colleges in the nation. But CCSF is facing the threat of losing its accreditation, at the same time as it copes ... … Read entire article »

Filed under: 2012 Election, Presentations/Interviews, Quick Hits

Kathryn Baron interviewed on KQED to explain student discipline bills

Gov. Brown recently signed three bills designed to reduce the number of student suspensions and expulsions and give school administrators more alternatives for dealing with troubled students. KQED’s Cy Musiker interviewed EdSource’s Kathryn Baron to ... … Read entire article »

Filed under: High School Completion, K-12 Reform, Presentations/Interviews, Quick Hits

EdSource president helps clarify Propositions 30 & 38

With the battle between the campaigns for Propositions 30 and 38 heating up, EdSource President Lawrence Picus is interviewed for this Los Angeles television report which provides some much needed clarity on the dueling initiatives. ... … Read entire article »

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EdSource school suspensions report featured on KQED radio

KQED featured an EdSource’s report, Understanding School Discipline in California: Perceptions and Practice, on The California Report radio program. Reporter Ana Tintocalis  interviewed EdSource Executive Director Louis Freedberg and others about school suspension policies and recent ... … Read entire article »

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