The results are the first set of scores for a new test aligned with California’s new science standards.
Parents want the district to allocate $7.2 million to improve services for the district’s 5,000 African-American students.
Math scores for Latino students have more than doubled at Robbins Elementary since 2014-15.
Two California community colleges stand out in efforts to help students take for-credit math courses instead of remedial courses.
Improving student learning requires both academic rigor and flexibility in working with students based on their individual needs.
Increasing the number of teachers of color in California classrooms is a top priority for California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond.
Readers can access results for California’s Smarter Balanced tests taken by students in the spring in nearly 10,000 school statewide.
Researchers say the concentrations of black and Hispanic students in high-poverty schools should still be a focus of education reform.
The study found that students from Southeast Asian countries, like Vietnam and Cambodia, had suspension and expulsion rates that were 2 to 3 times higher than those from China, Japan and other East Asian countries.
UCLA and two county education departments are collaborating to train teachers and administrators throughout the state on alternatives to traditional discipline.
Persistence pays off for Assemblywoman Shirley Weber with a compromise resulting in $300 million in one-time spending.
Too many students think 'STEM is only for the smartest of the smart,' while millions of jobs go unfilled.
New data from the Office of Civil Rights shows wide gaps in advanced math and science enrollment.
Bill would modify the Local Control Funding Formula to add money for the lowest-performing student group; it could violate the law barring preferential treatment based on race or ethnicity.
An Education Trust–West report highlights successful strategies some California districts implemented to improve English learners' performance in math.