All articles by EdSource Commentaries
School boards shouldn’t be political stepping stones for higher office. Parents must stay engaged to ensure their schools are run well.
May 10, 2022
The growing dependence of education on a constellation of privately controlled technologies cedes power to companies that are unaccountable to the schools and communities they are meant to serve.
May 8, 2022
State and federal legislators must enact measures to alleviate the conditions causing California teachers to quit. The public must demand action before we can't even keep our schools open.
May 3, 2022
The prospect of returning to UCLA for in-person classes after the pandemic was scary, but in the end, I found some of my worries were overblown.
May 2, 2022
As the popularity of dual immersion bilingual schools grows, we must also help English learners and their families understand that these programs can benefit them, too.
May 2, 2022
Polls show that Californians have the will to invest in child care and teachers’ wages. Do the governor and lawmakers?
April 27, 2022
Schools that continue to dole out punishment for minor “infractions” end up producing the very thing they wanted to attack: more bad behavior.
April 24, 2022
There is a growing gap between communities that have access to the internet and computers and those that do not. It's time to fix that in California.
April 19, 2022
California's newly revised framework relies too heavily on unproven theories about how to teach mathematics.
April 18, 2022
When students understand their own data, their education becomes something that they are better able to participate in, and ceases to be something being done to them. California should make that a goal.
April 13, 2022
What a California high school girl discovered about herself while living with cancer.
April 12, 2022
California must close the exposure and bias gaps and do a better job of giving female students proof of their STEM capabilities.
April 10, 2022
Amidst all the bad news about how the pandemic has affected children, teachers are seeing surprising positive changes in their students as well.
April 5, 2022
A deeper dive into the Smarter Balanced test data reveals that the news is both better and worse than we previously realized.