All articles by EdSource Commentaries
District policy of random searches disrupted instruction and made students feel less safe, principal says.
July 8, 2019
Only a small fraction of California students learn computer science in school.
July 3, 2019
Fresno Unified and San Diego Unified case studies show how districts can effectively target resources.
July 2, 2019
Abandoning school desegregation as a top priority was a mistake, UC Berkeley professor says.
July 1, 2019
Promoting understanding and acceptance of people with disabilities can reduce microaggressions, overt discrimination and harmful conflicts.
June 30, 2019
Failure of leadership in some districts with the most charter schools is a key factor in charter debates, says former superintendent.
June 27, 2019
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.