All articles by EdSource Commentaries
Political arguments are getting in the way of sensible solutions.
October 21, 2019
Improving student learning requires both academic rigor and flexibility in working with students based on their individual needs.
October 16, 2019
Analytical tools that are available but not used can help schools better understand how to improve student performance.
October 11, 2019
State Board of Education President Linda Darling-Hammond says that key priorities, among other things, should be improving teacher preparedness and qualifications and building a more diverse teaching force in California.
October 9, 2019
Advocates agree with governor's call for more planning before new early childhood funds are spent.
October 7, 2019
The debate over whether ethnic studies is an appropriate and valuable course for high school students was settled long ago.
September 19, 2019
Linking work experience and college preparation in high school helps students do better in college.
September 10, 2019
Teachers need more support to help struggling students rather than bans that reduce their ability to manage their classrooms.
August 24, 2019
The state needs to take a more active role in translating policy reform into academic achievement for its youth in care.
August 9, 2019
Authors reject the notion that some students want to learn and some students don’t.
August 6, 2019
Current formula hurts children from low-income families in high-cost regions.
July 31, 2019
Former teacher recalls hopeful time half a century ago in a newly integrated middle-school classroom.