With most instruction now remote and with less class time, students don’t spend as much time exposed to their new language.
Some parents are also opting for preschool because a more familiar environment offers comfort during the pandemic.
Complicated, ever-shifting set of unique factors will affect school reopening plans.
Researchers found 61 of 100 districts nationwide plan to offer summer school, but many are not expanding programs or trying new things.
California’s CORE districts have the option of publishing growth data. Los Angeles will join Fresno, Long Beach and Oakland in doing so.
Nationwide scores on NAEP stalled for a decade in 4th and 8th grade while California's slowly rose – latest dip in 8th grade reading notwithstanding
State officials have called for giving property-poor districts a bigger share of state funding.
Fresno Unified and San Diego Unified case studies show how districts can effectively target resources.
To help preschoolers who are learning to speak in more than one language, one California school district is focusing on parent engagement through in-person interviews that are boosting parent participation in class activities.
California Dropout Research Project director says a student's GPA and course selections are better indicators of college readiness than test scores.
Starting school after Labor Day appears to be passe — at least among the 30 largest school districts in California.
The new law that governs language instruction in California is making way for districts to expand bilingual programs.
More students applied to CSU and UC colleges once they got timely information from counselors and others.
The state's fourth-largest school district is among the leaders in finding creative ways to staff classrooms.
Many are filling the gap with intern teachers and those with short-term permits.