This week: Leslie Hsu Freeman, manager of dual enrollment for Oakland Unified, describes Oakland’s dual enrollment program and the value it brings for first-generation college students; and we discuss the weeklong protests at Berkeley High.
This week: EdSource reporter Larry Gordon summarizes a new UC faculty task force report that recommends requiring the SAT or ACT for freshmen admissions; and Michele Siqueiros, president of the Campaign for College Opportunity, shares why the organization opposes the use of the tests.
We discuss with researcher Randy Capps of the Migration Policy Institute the Trump Administration’s new restrictions on who can seek green cards for permanent residency.
This week: CSU Chancellor Timothy White explains where things stand with the plan to require an additional year of quantitative reasoning; and San Francisco State President Lynn Mahoney describes what the university is doing to increase the graduation rate.
This week: We interview a Bakersfield teacher about how a residency program benefited her; and four education leaders share their views of what they liked and would have liked to hear in Newsom’s budget presentation.
This week: We interview the LAUSD superintendent about the turbulent teachers’ strike that shook the district and drew national attention one year ago.
John Fensterwald debates predictions for big events in California education in 2020 with Ryan Smith of the Partnership for LA Schools.
This week: We help deliver care packages to stressed-out CSU East Bay freshmen and get two views on a state audit critical of district spending on high-need students.
This week: LA County Superintendent Debra Duardo cites low performing student groups’ progress, while USC Professor Morgan Polikoff faults the dashboard design.
This week: We explore San Mateo County schools’ strategies on mental health and the California School Boards’ decision to put off a $15 billion tax for schools.