A counselor who insisted he apply for financial aid opened an unseen world of possibilities for the author as a young student.
Growing up in the Imperial Valley instilled a commitment that all high school students have equal access to courses leading to college.
Leaders representing all segments of California's education system share their reactions to the governor’s May revision of the 2021-22 budget.
As students return to in-person instruction, a new report says schools should take the opportunity to institute long-term changes with the funding they'll receive.
More than $500 million was left on the table last year because students didn't submit applications for financial aid.
Leaders representing all segments of California's education system share their reactions to the governor’s budget proposals.
Students and their families need help crossing cultural and linguistic barriers to access distance learning materials and instructions.
The pandemic threatens to derail the pathways to college and career for too many California students.
Education Trust-West, the survey's sponsor, sees evidence that months-long school closures will compound challenges facing low-income students.
Opponents include state leaders and activists, who reiterated fears that the change will harm black, Latino and low-income students.
After examining three districts' spending, State Auditor Elaine Howle calls for tighter controls over Local Control Funding Formula.
Increasing the number of teachers of color in California classrooms is a top priority for California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond.
There can no longer be complacency with incrementalism when it comes to education equity in California. The stakes are too high for our children, for our state, and for our nation
Equity advocates give California an incomplete grade on its new accountability system.
An Education Trust-West study found wide achievement gaps, even though Latino students make up a majority of students.