LAO’s deputy analyst on why K-14 schools can expect a big surplus, not cuts, next year. Plus, a study confirms schools minimize civics ed – at their peril.
This week: Martha Kanter, the former undersecretary of education, discusses Joe Biden’s higher ed goals. Elk Grove Supt. Elk Grove sees “purple” further delaying school reopening.
This week, we delve into results of Props 15 & 16 and speculate on a Biden presidency with USC’s Pedro Noguerra, union President Jeff Freitas, LA Partnership’s Ryan Smith.
This week: Distance learning compounds challenges of teaching a divisive presidential race. Also, how the children returned in Capistrano.
Carl speaks with California Superintendent of Education Tony Thurmond about the challenges of guiding the country’s largest school system through the pandemic and his vision for the state’s future.
This week, we explore implications of Prop. 16, rescinding the ban on affirmative action, on funding, hiring, and diversity for K-12 and CSU.
Carl Cohn speaks with Michael Feuer, Dean of the Graduate School of Education and Human Development at George Washington University, about the possibility of a new administration and how that might affect American education.
An Orange County principal explains how his high school met multiple challenges to reopen; UCLA Prof. John Rogers on principals’ unheralded responses to Covid-19.
This week: EdSource’s poll on distance learning (low marks from parents); excerpts from a frazzled mom’s diary and a teacher’s techniques to motivate kids.
Carl talks with the leaders of the state’s professional associations of school counselors and school psychologists about the challenges of delivering mental health services to students in the time of COVID-19.