All articles by EdSource Commentaries
State should preserve appeals process for charter schools, former State Board member says.
June 4, 2019
Elected leaders in Sacramento must pass laws to support students by curtailing growth of charter schools, teacher says.
May 29, 2019
College admissions tests rank students on a curve rather than measuring how well they are meeting state standards and are weaker predictors of college performance than high-school grades.
May 26, 2019
The solution for schools isn't as simple as passing a new tax, researcher says.
May 20, 2019
Charter schools did not cause Oakland’s problems and preventing more students from choosing charter schools will not fix them, researchers say.
May 15, 2019
As district recovers after strike, superintendent calls on state to provide more funding.
May 6, 2019
When districts spend more money on health benefits, there’s less money for other priorities, like teacher salaries, researcher says.
May 6, 2019
Early backer of charter law says no easy answers to issues raised by charter school expansion in the state.
May 1, 2019
In survey, principals say more time is spent addressing problems associated with the threat of gun violence than any other challenge.
April 24, 2019
College quality to should be measured by the number and diversity of the students they graduate, not by institutional wealth and high rejection rates, author says.
April 22, 2019
Current defined-benefit pension plan is the best option for California teachers, author says.
April 15, 2019
San Jose Unified and its teachers union offer model for how to move from combat to collaboration, researcher says.
April 11, 2019
Effective use of data can help schools do more of what works and less of what doesn’t, authors say.
April 4, 2019
Longitudinal system that connects K-12 and higher ed could help more students complete college.
April 2, 2019
A well-constructed higher-education coordinating entity could change the course of California education from opaque and siloed to transparent and coordinated.