All articles by EdSource Commentaries
Changes to current state law could enable schools to more easily access federal mental health funds.
February 12, 2019
Delays in implementing health education law and curriculum can put students at risk, teacher says.
February 5, 2019
While access has to early childhood education has improved, quality still varies across the state.
January 29, 2019
Partnerships and collaboration are key to achieving school improvement goals.
January 23, 2019
Data system can connect information from K-12 to college and beyond but must be useful and easy to use.
January 17, 2019
Former California secretary of education suggests 10 ways to help schools succeed.
January 13, 2019
Michael Kirst has helped lead the state through significant education reforms.
January 7, 2019
Parents, educators should scrutinize concepts of gender and sexual identity in state's health education framework
Framework creates guidelines for California K-12 curriculum.
December 19, 2018
Civic engagement by young people strengthens the social fabric and our democracy, authors say.
December 10, 2018
School communities need actionable data and a complete picture of progress to support meaningful changes for students.
November 26, 2018
Newly elected policymakers should focus on supporting teachers, helping struggling students, and better aligning teaching materials to state standards, say former California secretaries of education Gary Hart and Glen Thomas
November 9, 2018
State must invest new revenues in public education and modernize data system, author says.
October 31, 2018
Early detection and correction of poor vision is key to giving all children an equal opportunity to learn.
October 12, 2018
Increasing students' confidence in their own writing, helping them check their work reduces plagiarism, professors say.