All articles by EdSource Commentaries
The pandemic has created an opening to reexamine how schools operate and rethink how space is allocated.
January 19, 2021
Gov. Newsom should sit down with union leaders to negotiate a safe statewide reopening of all public schools for in-person instruction.
January 13, 2021
Legislators should provide clear directives to facilitate in-person instruction.
January 6, 2021
Taking a year off of work is a barrier for potential teachers, especially teachers of color, wanting to enter the teaching profession.
January 4, 2021
California’s Master Plan for Early Learning and Care is a template for a better life, not only for our youngest children, but for women as well.
December 17, 2020
Schools need a comprehensive statewide dashboard like the one used to track student achievement so administrators and teachers can understand the relative risks and make informed decisions.
December 16, 2020
Tighter budgets have created greater competition for finite resources. As a result, we have seen funding for quality afterschool programming fall behind.
December 11, 2020
When children have access to quality care and learning, parents also have the ability to seek more education, participate in the workforce, earn more and invest more in their children.
December 8, 2020
Education is a sector of our economy that can and should reopen safely with restrictions.
December 4, 2020
Knowing how to write effectively is a necessary skill for a student’s success.
November 19, 2020
The classroom shouldn’t be isolated from what happens in the real world; it should be an extension of students’ lives.
November 11, 2020
Skills and knowledge matter, but workers must be able to apply them to solve problems in rapidly shifting work environments.
November 10, 2020
When the delivery of high-quality instruction depends on reliable, high-speed broadband connections for every student anyone lacking these resources gets left behind.
November 5, 2020
Dashboard calculations of school performance can obscure the success of schools helping students who are several grade levels behind.