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.
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Those who are participating say it's important to fight funding cuts to science agencies and education.
April 20, 2017
Next Generation Science Standards aim to reach minorities, English learners and others underrepresented in science fields.
April 13, 2017
State law requires schools to have comprehensive safety plans.
April 10, 2017
Teacher support and high-quality materials are key, according to a new report.
March 29, 2017
Some schools are replacing asphalt play yards with trees, flowers, and vegetables.
March 26, 2017
Girls score the same as boys on math and science tests, but women make up only 29 percent of the STEM workforce.
March 12, 2017
The chancellor's statement is the latest salvo in colleges' protest of federal immigration policies.
February 23, 2017
As prices come down, more schools are using high-tech headsets to supplement science lessons.
February 20, 2017
New standards, among the most comprehensive in the nation, focus on human impacts.
February 12, 2017
A national nonprofit visits Oakland to distribute free books to elementary students.
February 9, 2017
More school districts vow to protect immigrant students despite threats from the Trump administration.
February 5, 2017
Teachers, administrators and parents object to DeVos’ positions promoting charter schools and vouchers.
January 31, 2017
The approach encourages hands-on learning through experiments.
January 18, 2017
In some cases, English learners outscored their English-proficient peers on standardized tests.