In this edition of “This Week in California Education,” Executive Director Louis Freedberg, and Editor-at-Large John Fensterwald, joined by EdSource student wellness reporter Jane Adams, discuss key issues in education in California and nationally including:

  • The fissures that President Trump’s proposed cuts in federal funding for public schools are creating in the charter school movement (read story)
  • The implications of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision requiring the state of Missouri to provide funds to a church preschool to repair its playground (read story)
  • The request by eight CORE districts in California, including some of the state’s largest, to be declared “innovation zones” (read story)
  • How school districts need to be more assertive in diagnosing children with dyslexia (read story)

And John and Jane make their predictions of the week!

Produced by Sarah Tan