Tony Thurmond says the curriculum should focus on African Americans, Asian Americans, Chicanos and Latinos, and Native Americans.
The debate over whether ethnic studies is an appropriate and valuable course for high school students was settled long ago.
Critics said the original proposal was politically biased and omitted the American experiences of some ethnic and religious groups.
A new rubric for science textbooks aims to help teachers understand the state standards while picking out new materials.
The materials are not on the state’s list of approved science programs, which many districts will turn to as they begin their curriculum adoption process.
California's FAIR Education Act is being emulated in Illinois and Massachusetts.
It’s never been better to be a young voter in California. Here’s a look at a number of new laws aimed at increasing young voter education and participation.
Students throughout the state are showing more interest in “high school voter education weeks” than ever before.
At least 30 high schools now offer classes in data science, one of the state's most in-demand and highest-paying careers.
A new report ranks California among the nation's worst in teaching about student loans, credit cards and personal finance.
49ers, Ducks, other teams offer free curriculum to California teachers.
Nonprofit organizations like Save the Frogs are helping schools implement California's new science standards.
Thousands of low-income students get to see the Broadway show for free as part of the EduHam history program.
Teacher support and high-quality materials are key, according to a new report.
Los Medanos Elementary students learn Common Core concepts in fun ways and excel academically.