Betty Márquez Rosales
Before joining EdSource, Betty worked on reporting projects for Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting and the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley. Betty’s stories have appeared in The New York Times, Fusion, and local news publications across California. She has worked in education and communications, earned a Master’s degree in journalism from UC Berkeley, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in gender studies from UC Santa Barbara.
All articles by Betty Márquez Rosales
As UC strike continues, undergraduates decide between joining the picket line or crossing it to attend classes.
November 16, 2022
A student program at CSU Fullerton helps formerly incarcerated students with housing, a critical need for anyone trying to turn their lives around. Similar programs are planned at other Cal State campuses.
November 15, 2022
During a roundtable on what teachers need to support English learners, educators and parents discussed the importance of professional development among all educators.
October 28, 2022
A partnership between Alameda County's library, office of education, and probation department has led to a colorful, culturally inclusive library inside the county juvenile hall staffed with permanent staff who try to teach youth a love of reading and learning.
September 19, 2022
As community college students return to their campuses, many will find one new resource to count on: a hub where they can seek support in meeting their basic needs.
August 11, 2022
California Community Colleges must now offer a basic needs center at all 115 of its physical campuses. Most centers will offer food and housing support to begin.
August 11, 2022
College students often face housing challenges during academic breaks. Outside groups are helping students pay for available college dorm rooms so they have a place to call home.
July 14, 2022
Students in need of year-round, stable housing — rather than only during academic terms — face particular challenges when deciding which school to attend.
June 21, 2022
The team behind the Cradle-to-Career data system will begin hosting public discussions to shape the dashboards and tools. The system will be California's first statewide data system that tracks a students' progress and outcomes through the education system.
June 6, 2022
Judge Katherine Lucero is leading California’s massive transformation of its juvenile justice system by June 2023. In this Q&A, Lucero provides insight into how she plans to lead the shift.
April 28, 2022
Four months ago, Tami Rossell was living out of her van with her three youngest children and parking each night in city-designated safe parking zones. Today, she helps feed the homeless families who were once her neighbors in the lots.
March 30, 2022
A recent citizens review of the L.A. County juvenile justice system found that the classrooms lack a "culture of learning" and that the quality of the instruction offered "is generally far below expectations."
March 14, 2022
All students experiencing homelessness are entitled to certain supports under federal law, and homeless liaisons are tasked with providing that support. But will there be enough funding to support each homeless child once they are identified?
February 16, 2022
Advocates are calling for early releases from California's youth detention facilities amid their largest Covid-19 outbreak, citing early releases from adult prisons over the past two years.
January 20, 2022
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed AB 27 into law recently after researchers estimated the number of homeless students in California has increased during the pandemic.