Carolyn Jones is a senior reporter at EdSource. She was a reporter for 17 years at the San Francisco Chronicle, where she covered local government, the environment, breaking news and other beats. She’s also worked at the Oakland Tribune and Hayward Daily Review.
All articles by Carolyn Jones
Prop. 28 will provide about $1 billion each year in funding to California public schools, starting in 2023. Former Los Angeles Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner, a chief backer of the initiative, discusses how it will work.
December 5, 2022
As a filmmaker and advocate, the governor's spouse brought attention — and resources — to youth wellness.
November 21, 2022
Whether in person or online, tutoring is the only way students will catch up academically, panelists say.
November 17, 2022
California initiative will bring nearly $1 billion to K-12 schools for drama, music, art
November 8, 2022
New program teaches sign language to deaf children beginning in infancy.
November 8, 2022
A look at individual districts reveals a nuanced picture of Smarter Balanced test results.
October 26, 2022
Results from some of California's largest districts show that pandemic challenges lingered through 2022.
October 18, 2022
Inconsistent health education has left some students with little to no background in the risks of drug use.
October 5, 2022
Staff at Marchus School are also required to undergo training on positive discipline.
September 21, 2022
On-campus health clinics may boost attendance, reduce discipline rates and lower health costs, research shows
September 7, 2022
California laws protect LGBTQ+ students from harassment and support their right to identify as they wish
August 25, 2022
EdSource roundtable put a spotlight on teachers' challenges and expectations for the year.
August 19, 2022
The Alameda County registrar has yet to implement two youth voting measures that passed by wide margins in 2020
August 5, 2022
EdSource roundtable focuses on the details and controversy surrounding state's proposed new math guidelines.