An Education Trust–West report highlights successful strategies some California districts implemented to improve English learners' performance in math.
San Diego, Los Angeles and Fresno make notable growth among urban districts in the 2017 NAEP.
Kate Gerson trains teachers to change their practices and to use standards-aligned curriculum materials to provide rigorous lessons to all students.
Like the boys’ initiative, the goal is to boost cultural pride and academic performance, lower suspension and dropout rates and create greater understanding of the students’ singular experiences and needs.
Ford helped pass the "parent trigger" law that enables parents to remove leaders of underachieving schools.
The study showed a significant increase in math performance, especially among low-income high school students.
The new center will create educator networks statewide to improve student performance.
A program designed to improve young children’s reading skills is showing results in San Mateo County through a focus on preschools and summer learning.
Strong teacher-student relationships are a key to success at Covina-Valley Unified
An Education Trust-West study found wide achievement gaps, even though Latino students make up a majority of students.
Standardized test results from 2015 and 2016 show disadvantaged students aren't progressing as quickly as wealthier, English-fluent peers.
Next Generation Science Standards aim to reach minorities, English learners and others underrepresented in science fields.
State statistics show that 83.2 percent of students who entered high school in 2012-13 had graduated by 2016. But gaps as large as 20 percentage points separate some ethnic groups.
In some cases, English learners outscored their English-proficient peers on standardized tests.
Researchers find achievement gap at kindergarten is narrowing