Michael Collier was a contributing writer and editor at EdSource.
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Quality ratings vary widely from county to county.
March 6, 2016
The funding would boost teacher training and build partnerships.
February 9, 2016
A ruling in the case is expected within the next 90 days.
January 27, 2016
Some districts are using summaries and graphic elements.
November 6, 2015
The Early Math Family Engagement Project emphasizes the role of parents.
October 6, 2015
The program is part of a statewide effort focused on early education.
August 5, 2015
With state money limited, local officials try new approaches.
June 10, 2015
A new program aims to boost reading skills and close the achievement gap.
May 27, 2015
The program focuses on developing students’ language abilities.
April 30, 2015
Providers who lost their homes are back in business.
April 21, 2015
K-2 assessments changing to adapt to the Common Core.
March 19, 2015
As preschool costs rise, so does stress on middle-income families.
March 4, 2015
California is receiving nearly $1 billion for early learning programs.
February 18, 2015
In a sign of how much term limits are affecting the legislative process in California, freshman legislators have been appointed to chair four out of six key committees handling education and children's issues – even though they had no prior experience as lawmakers in the state Capital.