This week: We revisit Proposition 187 — the anti-immigrant initiative that California voters passed 25 years ago; and superintendent of schools in Placer County, Gayle Garbolino Mojica, discusses how her 16 districts were able to lessen disruptions from multiple days of electrical blackouts in October.
This week: College students in evacuation centers worry about missed time; school districts turn suspensions into opportunities to change behavior.
This week: We discuss retiring CSU Chancellor Timothy White’s impact and why two competing taxes on the November 2020 ballot would be problematic.
This week: Tim Shriver, a pioneer in the burgeoning field of social-emotional learning, tells why it’s essential and what it looks like when done well.
This week: We explore confounding math test scores with Silicon Valley Education Foundation’s CEO and evidence of adversity facing black youths in LA.
This week: We review Fair Pay to Play, California’s law on behalf of college athletes, and Gov. Newsom’s role in forging a charter school compromise.
This week: We take a look at how students and teachers are helping to raise awareness, and shape action in the fight against global warming.
This week: We interview Jesus Sanchez, a community organizer and founder of Gente Organizada, and Iris Villalpando, a student leader, about why they fought so hard to change spending priorities in Pomona Unified School District; and we speak with reporter Zaidee Stavely about a bill on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk that would require every school to offer at least one full-day kindergarten class.
This week: We interview Jeff Vincent, of the Center for Cities + Schools at UC Berkeley, about whether the proposed $15 billion bond measure will solve funding inequities; and we interview Laura Schifter, the policy director of a new coalition, ED2020, whose goal is to persuade presidential candidates.
This week: We interview Michael Kirst, the former president of the State Board of Education, about why adopting a ranking system for district and charter schools can be arbitrary and unhelpful; and we also discuss the possibility of a state construction bond for K-12 and community college facilities on the March 2020 ballot.