All articles by EdSource Commentaries
California’s public higher education system needs new investments to protect students’ health and safety.
January 5, 2020
Removing tests from admissions process would allow UC to recruit and educate California’s best and brightest from all backgrounds.
December 19, 2019
Colleges would miss out on valuable information about student readiness if they eliminate test scores from the admissions process.
December 16, 2019
Many schools serving low-income students already fail to offer all the courses needed for admission to CSU campuses.
December 5, 2019
High SAT and ACT scores still provide an edge even if colleges don't require them.
November 25, 2019
Focusing primarily on academic achievement and test scores not enough to prepare students for future challenges.
November 21, 2019
The state is promoting computer science in K-12 schools, but UC and CSU colleges lack bandwidth to meet the demand.
November 19, 2019
If we raise the bar and also provide the right support for kids, teachers and parents, students will meet or exceed our expectations.
October 29, 2019
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.