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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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Teachers say they're spending hundreds out of pocket to pay for science experiment supplies.
November 26, 2017
Learning about disasters can minimize students' stress and help future generations minimize risks, teachers say.
November 14, 2017
Federal law guarantees homeless children a right to an education, regardless of where they're living.
November 12, 2017
An Education Trust-West study found wide achievement gaps, even though Latino students make up a majority of students.
November 8, 2017
New state data shows 46 percent drop in school suspensions over the last five years. The suspension rate for African American students in 2016-17 was 9.8 percent, for Latino students 3.7 percent, for white students 3.2 percent, and for Asian students 1.1 percent.
November 1, 2017
Computer science programs expected to be a priority for Department of Education grants
October 30, 2017
State grants allow campuses to shorten credential process from 5 1/2 to 4 years.
October 29, 2017
As of Monday, Oct. 30 all schools had re-opened except Riebli elementary, Schaefer elementary, Roseland Collegiate Prep and Hidden Valley Satellite. Students at those schools are attending other schools, at least temporarily.
October 19, 2017
Most respondents in this Berkeley IGS/EdSource poll have not heard of the Next Generation Science Standards, although they endorse its goals when given an explanation
October 15, 2017
Nearly 15,000 children living in shelters, motels, cars or "doubled up" with other families
October 2, 2017
Over a quarter of the state’s nearly 10,500 schools report zero homeless students meaning homeless students in those districts aren't receiving the specialized assistance required by state and federal law.