A number of summer programs help teachers hone their skills.
Charter school system envisions creating a university to grant degrees.
Districts want to ensure that children are ready for kindergarten.
School officials are expecting to send reports to parents this summer.
Information is going to districts about four weeks after testing is complete.
"It is a significant departure in terms of the instructional shifts."
The method aligns with the Common Core approach to learning.
More than 10,000 preschool slots have opened up this year.
An innovative program in the Central Valley is a statewide model in how to deliver project-based learning to keep students on track for college and careers.
Seven California school districts are among 60 in the nation that are joining President Barack Obama's initiative, "My Brother's Keeper," which supports African-American and Latino boys, beginning in preschool.