In “This Week in California Education,” EdSource’s new podcast, Executive Director Louis Freedberg, and Editor-at-Large John Fensterwald take on some of the most current issues in California education.

Among the topics this week:

  • Why California’s ranking in how much it spends on on education varies so much (read story)
  • Why Long Beach Unified’s effort to replace the 11th grade Smarter Balanced assessment with the SAT was rejected by the state (read story)
  • Why the Common Core is likely to continue in California, regardless of what President Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos have to say on the topic (read story)

And more!