All articles by Rose Ciotta
"Rural California: An Education Divide," a mini-doc on the deep needs in California's rural areas, won first place national and statewide awards.
July 21, 2020
Readers can access results for California’s Smarter Balanced tests taken by students in the spring in nearly 10,000 school statewide.
October 10, 2019
Helping black, Latino and low income students to graduate and succeed in college and beyond requires a new strategy that is getting major funding from the Gates Foundation.
July 17, 2019
Rising housing costs have hit teachers hard, especially those at the bottom of the salary scale working in California's coastal and metro areas.
April 17, 2019
EdSource analyzed state data to determine how per-student payments to employee pension funds increased for most districts from 2013-14 to 2017-18.
March 21, 2019
The district and teachers' union reach a four-year agreement that would give teachers an 11 percent raise, plus a 3 percent bonus.
March 3, 2019
Following the longest public comment session in board history, board rejects two Houghton Mifflin Harcourt texts, agreeing with advisory commission.
November 9, 2017
California's top education official joins court fight to stop threat of fiscal penalties to sanctuaries
Torlakson filed a brief in support of the Santa Clara County lawsuit against Trump's anti-sanctuary order.