All articles by EdSource Commentaries
While arts programs support academic and school climate goals, they are often the first to be cut from the budget.
June 27, 2021
Getting more Black men into the teaching profession requires substantial solutions and audacious reforms.
June 24, 2021
Nonprofits providing summer and afterschool programs say they can more effectively support students and working families if they can access Covid relief funds directly.
June 22, 2021
Emergency support for college students is a matter of financial equity, and it’s everyone’s business
Let’s update our traditional perceptions of who students are, how their daily lives look and how best to offer assistance in times of need.
June 16, 2021
If California is serious about meeting its carbon reduction goals, our K-12 schools must be viewed as partners in this critical work.
June 16, 2021
A "mixed delivery" system, in which state-funded early learning programs can be in any school, would better serve the needs of families.
June 10, 2021
Leaving ‘apples to oranges’ behind, California has a chance to paint a true picture of our schools’ performances
Pandemic has created a window of opportunity for California to add a growth measure to the dashboard for evaluating schools.
June 9, 2021
English learners who did not connect, or connected minimally, during this year of distance learning need a renewed commitment that school will be a place full of rich language, wonderment and engagement in literacy and learning.
June 7, 2021
Help with food and housing costs would enable more students to succeed and thrive in community college.
June 7, 2021
The pandemic galvanized parents to become advocates for their children. They must lean in to this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to redefine what education reform means in California.
June 2, 2021
Almost two-thirds of California high schools lack computer science courses and schools serving predominantly low-income students are four times less likely to offer advanced placement computer science courses.
June 1, 2021
AB1316 would close numerous schools and displace thousands of students and families throughout California.
May 28, 2021
In spending the windfall of funds available for districts this year, leaders must plan for the long term, avoid quick fixes and resist the temptation to say yes to more than they can actually do well.
May 21, 2021
School districts should prioritize funding for tutoring for students who have fallen the furthest behind in their studies and whose families are the most disenfranchised economically.
May 17, 2021
Surveying their peers provided high school students with unique insights on the effects of the pandemic.