Saturday, February 16, 2019

After a busy week in California education, Louis Freedberg reflects on Gov. Newsom’s pick to be next president of the State Board of Education — Linda Darling-Hammond — whose focus on teaching and learning over many decades will  bring fresh perspectives to the board.

John Fensterwald discusses the release of the list of California’s lowest-performing schools as measured by several indicators on the California School Dashboard.

We also look at how some teachers are using immigrant students’ home languages to build their confidence, and to integrate them into their new schools.

And we share EdSource reporter Zaidee Stavely’s story about a novel approach in an Oakland school, first aired on Public Radio International’s The World.

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