All articles by EdSource Commentaries
Schools must start planning now for the disruptions climate change will cause in the lives of their students.
October 21, 2021
Schools and community-based organizations seeking to support students experiencing homelessness must step outside their silos, into students' lives and directly onto their public-school campuses.
October 14, 2021
Young people need role models. That means that educators, families, and policymakers must show what it looks like to have empathy, to solve problems collaboratively, and to insist on perspective-taking.
October 10, 2021
The majority of community college faculty are limited to working part time, often commuting from one district to another. A bill before the governor would allow colleges to increase the number of hours part-time faculty can work in a single district.
October 7, 2021
Muslim students are bullied and harassed at twice the national rate of other students, but each adult mentor — including teachers, coaches and even employers — can make a significant difference in their lives.
October 6, 2021
The state has taken great care to develop standards and exams in line with the expectations of colleges and employers. Now is the moment for policymakers to ensure their education goals match the state’s economic development needs.
October 5, 2021
The history of pandemics illustrates the importance of continued vigilance.
October 4, 2021
The key to increasing access to quality child care is professionalizing the field by providing child care staff a livable wage and professional development grounded in emotional competence.
October 1, 2021
Unlike certificated staff, classified employees, including cafeteria and custodial staff and school bus drivers, can be laid off any time of the school year with only a 60-day notice.
September 30, 2021
As Afghan children arrive in California schools, teachers must help students make sense of the refugees' dramatic and heartbreaking exodus from their homeland.
September 29, 2021
The pandemic has highlighted the importance of keeping school facilities clean and well-maintained.
September 29, 2021
We cannot talk about post-pandemic change in schools without considering the views of the families and students we serve.
September 26, 2021
Experiences during the pandemic provide the knowledge to start building the kind of inclusive, high-quality online instruction that faculty can really get behind.