New Executive Director Anne Vasquez reflects on her childhood as the daughter of immigrants and outlines her vision for EdSource.
John Fensterwald interviews his co-host, Louis Freedberg, who is stepping down as head of EdSource, about growing up in South Africa and getting kids excited about learning in the United States.
Research shows that teaching controversial issues leads to students’ increased political knowledge, interest and engagement, but for a range of reasons educators often avoid it.
This week we discuss the merits of creating a $500 college savings account for all low-income public school students, and pose this question to Christopher Edley, Jr., the incoming dean of UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Education: why this job now?
Calbright College president makes a case to keep California’s new online community college; new data reveal who’s actually back in school.
This week: School districts are getting billions in federal and state Covid aid. How will the public know if it will be spent effectively?
Surprise change in leadership at L.A. Unified, we discuss what’s behind it. Missing kindergartners account for the biggest state enrollment drop in 20 years; we ask what’s next.
We explore Gov. Newsom’s pronouncement that K-12 and community colleges should open fully after June 15. What will it take to make it happen?
This week: Summer programs can provide a transition to post-Covid school reopening; students’ needs are great and districts have funding.
Disagreements over ethnic studies now shift to districts; guided by new state guidelines, they must decide how a course will be taught.