In “This Week in California Education,” EdSource’s new 15 minute podcast, Executive Director Louis Freedberg, and Editor-at-Large John Fensterwald talk about some of key issues in education that came up in California and nationally this week:

Listen here to Louis and John discuss:

  • The imminent release of the long-awaited California School Dashboard.
  • The impact on California of the congressional vote to rescind accountability regulations governing the Every Student Succeeds Act (read more)
  • How President Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos are framing “school choice” as a civil rights initiative (read more )
  • The many non-academic challenges “first generation” college students face (read more)

And more!