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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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At least 30 high schools now offer classes in data science, one of the state's most in-demand and highest-paying careers.
February 19, 2018
2019 budget proposal eliminates NASA education office and teacher training grants.
February 13, 2018
The move is a step forward in California's plan for computer science standards in public schools.
February 12, 2018
NASA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and teacher training grants face more than $3 billion in cuts as Congress debates 2018 budget.
February 7, 2018
Learning math at the beach, on a city street, at the playground can engage even the most math-averse students, teachers say
February 4, 2018
Homeless students, destroyed campuses, ‘invisible injuries’: What California schools learned from recent disasters
School leaders share their tips for helping students and staff cope during and after natural disasters.
January 29, 2018
Hands-on science projects emphasized in California's new science standards are a hit with K-2 students, teachers say.
January 21, 2018
More than 50,000 U.S.-born students in California have Salvadoran parents who had temporary protected status.
January 11, 2018
High-quality training in the new science standards needs to be a priority for districts in 2018, some leading educators say.
January 11, 2018
Auto shops still thrive at some high schools, despite a shift to more academic course offerings.
January 3, 2018
Of the nation's 1.6 million homeless youth, 40 percent identify as LGBT, according to one survey.
January 1, 2018
A new report ranks California among the nation's worst in teaching about student loans, credit cards and personal finance.
December 21, 2017
49ers, Ducks, other teams offer free curriculum to California teachers.
December 18, 2017
Strong teacher-student relationships are a key to success at Covina-Valley Unified
December 11, 2017
Torrance Unified has trained nearly all its teachers and introduced Next Generation Science Standards to all 24,000 students