Fresno Supt. Bob Nelson explains urban districts’ opposition to Gov. Newsom’s reopening plan while Dr. Jeanne Noble of UCSF says it’s safe to return to schools by Feb. 1
This week, John and Ryan Smith, external officer for the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools, reflect on the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and its impact on students watching the event, and they share 2021 predictions of education in California.
Leilani Aguinaldo of School Services explains new federal Covid aid for K-12; Teacher Stories website founder Ken Futernick tells how to express gratitude to teachers.
Carl speaks with Scott Marion, executive director of the Center for Assessment, about the challenges of standardized testing during, and after, the pandemic.
With the pandemic decimating family incomes, some students go to work instead of college; CSU counsels freshmen to stay in school, take a full course load.
We explore the ambitious goals of California’s Master Plan for Early Learning and Care to expand preschool, child care and opportunities for dual-language learners.
An attorney suing the state explains why distance learning is violating Black and Latino students’ constitutional rights; departing CSU Chancellor Tim White looks back and ahead.
Listen to high school students read gratitude notes to classmates; meet Alejandro Mayorkas, Joe Biden’s nominee to run Homeland Security; he crafted the DACA program.
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.