Failure of leadership in some districts with the most charter schools is a key factor in charter debates, says former superintendent.
Early backer of charter law says no easy answers to issues raised by charter school expansion in the state.
Our newsroom wants to tell the stories of students and their families in rural California who are suffering from high rates of chronic absenteeism, and help in the search for solutions.
Educator with deep California roots will head state agency to help districts improve student outcomes.
Educators across the state are hard at work creating a brighter future for all those kids who historically have been underserved.
A mid-career switch led him from the Air Force to Long Beach Unified to running the state's largest school consulting firm.
In particular, says Carl Cohn, there is a "moral imperative" for California to take on the challenge of more effectively serving students with disabilities
Michael Fullan says the state has pursued the 'right drivers' with, so far, a flawed implementation.
Educators in California's rural schools face challenges that are different but just as daunting as those of their urban counterparts.
The longtime education leader says public schools must serve the needs of parents and students as the Trump administration focuses on school choice.
Survey respondents grade campuses and weigh in on fixing failed schools.
California is making big changes in how it evaluates school and district performance.
The California Collaborative for Educational Excellence will spread the word on new metrics and work with pilot districts.
The group was established as part of the Local Control Funding Formula.
One was orchestrating local control as the other was leveraging federal power.