All articles by EdSource Commentaries
New state and federal funding must ensure that low-income households have broadband access and the means to pay for internet service.
June 6, 2022
School-based health centers increase student attendance and can help identify and address physical and mental health challenges that would otherwise go untreated.
June 4, 2022
Pathways prepare high school students for college and work by creating rich learning experiences that combine rigorous academics with career training and quicker routes to higher education.
May 31, 2022
California's budgeting framework is designed to engage communities in their aspirations and be adaptable to local needs. But families of English learners are too often locked out of the process.
May 27, 2022
California districts are leading the way in offering fresh, healthy school meals for all students.
May 25, 2022
Through shared power and decision-making, students, families, community, and educators can co-create relationship-centered schools and lay the foundation for an education system built by and for us all.
May 23, 2022
The failure to teach California’s three million low-income students to be effective readers is the ultimate existential threat.
May 19, 2022
Innovative program that allowed rural districts to collaborate to create and expand community school programs runs into a surprising roadblock.
May 18, 2022
Instead of arguing over which advanced math courses best prepare high school students for their futures, California policymakers must ensure that all students have access to multiple high-quality options.
May 17, 2022
The diversity of faculty and staff has a direct impact on the experience and success of California Community Colleges students.
May 15, 2022
The governor and the Legislature should use the state budget to finally invest in the computer science teachers who are guiding California’s students.
May 12, 2022
California ranks last in the nation in the proportion of children receiving transportation from their schools. Districts would readily expand busing if the state fully covered the cost.
May 12, 2022
California and local school boards must allow parents to mentor their children on gender matters.
May 10, 2022
When students are encouraged to explore exactly who they are and who their classmates are — and not to expect everyone to conform to one homogenous view of the world — school becomes not just a place of education, but one of humanity.