The 2018-19 state budget includes $13.3 million to create a network in which teams of parents, teachers and district administrators will identify ways to listen to and act on advice from the community.
Educators across the state are hard at work creating a brighter future for all those kids who historically have been underserved.
Defenders of local control worry time is running out to develop models that work for parents and districts
Infusion of revenue for K-12 should enable him to finish paying for Local Control Funding Formula ahead of schedule.
In particular, says Carl Cohn, there is a "moral imperative" for California to take on the challenge of more effectively serving students with disabilities
New improvement and accountability system provides extensive data on many measures of school life and performance.
Educators in California's rural schools face challenges that are different but just as daunting as those of their urban counterparts.
The longtime education leader says public schools must serve the needs of parents and students as the Trump administration focuses on school choice.
Workshop participants expressed concerns about data timeliness, local indicators, how data relate to districts’ accountability plans, and how charter data are reported.
The state's new credo to school districts: Look inward, not to us, for the answers.
Michael Kirst is President of the California State Board of Education and Professor Emeritus of Education at Stanford University.
California Collaborative for Educational Excellence will focus on tying LCAPs to data.
California is making big changes in how it evaluates school and district performance.
The California Collaborative for Educational Excellence will spread the word on new metrics and work with pilot districts.