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Theresa covers Oakland Unified and West Contra Costa Unified, among other topics. She came to EdSource from the Contra Costa Times/Bay Area News Group, where she covered regional, statewide and national education issues. She has been recognized with multiple awards for her education reporting by the California Newspaper Publishers Association, the San Francisco Peninsula Press Club and the California Teachers Association among others. She began her career as a producer managing children’s and other educational programming and print outreach for KQED. Theresa is an alumna of San Francisco State University where she received a B.A. degree in broadcast communications.
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Oakland is one of seven Next Generation Learning Challenge network regions.
March 15, 2016
A total of $900 million will be awarded over three years through the grant program.
March 9, 2016
The weeklong challenge was organized to build empathy and spur action and sharing.
March 7, 2016
The judge is allowing parent objections, but it's unclear if those will block the release of data.
February 18, 2016
Curriculum materials, teacher training and technology are expected to boost scores.
February 16, 2016
Smarter Balanced stacks up well compared to three other tests, reports show.
February 12, 2016
Districts required to meet participation rates and tell parents they can opt out.
February 3, 2016
Jo Boaler published Mathematical Mindsets to help improve math education.
January 24, 2016
The Commission on State Mandates ruled in favor of five local education agencies.
January 22, 2016
New science standards require teachers to alter their practices, study says.
January 20, 2016
The state board wants to avoid the problems encountered with the Common Core.
December 13, 2015
Code.Org awards $10,000 prize to Fremont High for Hour of Code participation.
December 9, 2015
The public is invited to comment on the draft curriculum through Jan. 19.
November 18, 2015
Shift in curriculum and instructional materials aims to help English learners.