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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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Webinar series looks at teacher recruitment and preparation, professional learning, appraisal and feedback, and career ladders in top-performing countries and U.S.
December 14, 2017
Four California school districts and four county offices of education will each receive $625,000 to train bilingual teachers for new classes.
December 14, 2017
LGBT activists, historians see possibility other states may look to California's texts as models despite controversy about describing sexual orientation of historical figures.
November 29, 2017
Hindus and others objecting to proposed history textbooks are expected to appear Thursday in Sacramento during a hearing before the State Board of Education. Critics waving protest signs showed up Tuesday outside the California Department of Education.
November 8, 2017
UC Santa Barbara researcher discusses high school dropouts, graduation rates and plans to study courses taken and grades earned to receive diplomas.
November 7, 2017
Two K-8 texts by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt did not comply with state's History Social Science Framework, according to Instructional Quality Commission.
November 6, 2017
California Dropout Research Project director says a student's GPA and course selections are better indicators of college readiness than test scores.
October 23, 2017
Possible free first year of community college amid flurry of education-related bills signed by governor
Brown signed nine out of 10 bills sent to him by the State Legislature by the Sunday night deadline.
October 16, 2017
DeVos said she learned a lot on tour of school, which drew protests from some who said they objected to her visit.
October 13, 2017
Exam suspended in 2015 no longer required for graduation, now that state has adopted new Common Core standards and school accountability metrics.
October 12, 2017
GreatSchools plans to expand school ratings in all 50 states and the District of Columbia by November.
September 21, 2017
Santa Anna is the latest of four California projects selected as part of the XQ 'reimagine high school' challenge, which will present a live television broadcast Friday night.
September 7, 2017
Central Valley math improvement project aims to triple students' math proficiency in eight districts in four years.
September 1, 2017
Starting school after Labor Day appears to be passe — at least among the 30 largest school districts in California.