Smarter Balanced scores fell sharply in both math and English language arts, indicating it could take years for students to fully recover from the pandemic.
Were voters "grading on a curve" in recognition of hard work amid a pandemic? Polling also found growing tensions on race and politics.
This week: School districts are getting billions in federal and state Covid aid. How will the public know if it will be spent effectively?
Thurmond felt pressured by county school superintendents to decree all campuses be closed after Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency.
A study of 50,000 students from 18 districts reaffirm that those who have traditionally struggled fell farther behind academically.
This week: Two views of local control during COVID-19 – Palos Verdes Supt. Alex Cherniss: fewer safety restrictions; Heather Hough of PACE : stronger state expectations for learning.
School officials are increasingly focused on students’ social and emotional learning.
Getting Down to Facts II finds strong support for education reforms but also obstacles to student achievement and a need for more funding.