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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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Fitness testing too often causes anxiety and shame among students, officials say.
March 2, 2020
Funds will be shared by 75 elementary schools with the lowest reading scores.
February 21, 2020
Better training for teachers and improved screening of children are among the report’s recommendations.
February 18, 2020
The governor's $4 million plan would help train teachers to identify and serve students with dyslexia.
February 13, 2020
Schools with more counselors report higher graduation rates, more students going to college.
February 10, 2020
California is doing a better job serving children in some areas, but received an 'F' grade for its school mental health services.
January 28, 2020
New data suggests restorative justice programs are effective at improving school climate.
January 13, 2020
Find out how some San Joaquin Valley schools have made college prep a priority.
December 20, 2019
Rural students are less prepared for college than their urban peers. Here’s how some districts are trying to change that.
December 20, 2019
The Los Angeles district may provide lessons for California as it eliminates K-8 defiance suspensions across the state.
December 13, 2019
California schools must do a better job of counting and providing services to homeless students, audit says.
November 27, 2019
Shootings, fires and social media have left students stressed and anxious. Counselors say it’s hard to keep up.
November 20, 2019
Counseling and tutoring should be embedded in school discipline programs, experts said.
October 29, 2019
Sen. Warren’s plan for K-12 schools, which focuses on low-income students, would be paid for by a “wealth tax.”