State leaders struggle to pinpoint how many students remain unconnected, and fear widening inequality as distance learning continues.
California teachers searched the Internet and signed up for online workshops from outside organizations when their districts didn’t offer all the training they needed to prepare them to return to distance learning instruction this fall.
Allen has been a civil rights lawyer and deputy education policy director. He’ll juggle two jobs serving both Newsom and the state board.
Forthcoming guidance permitting limited openings will apply to districts in counties on the coronavirus watch list, where schools are shut down.
Linda Darling-Hammond outlines new requirements for distance learning; reporter Zaidee Stavely discusses parents' worries about returning to schools.
As districts disband or reform their police units, policymakers consider how to improve campus safety statewide.
Parents and student advocacy groups are demanding better remote instruction than what many children, especially in low-income schools, have received.
State Board of Education President, Oakland Unified Superintendent and Hoover Institute fellow discuss inequities among returning students.
President of State Board of Education in California says that schools won't reopen until state meets a complex set of requirements spelled out by Gov. Newsom to ensure student and adult safety.
Darling-Hammond says state will double down to support school districts, families and students.
With long closures coming, Linda Darling-Hammond promises the state will be a partner; Jill Baker of Long Beach describes her district's plan for online learning.
Fitness testing too often causes anxiety and shame among students, officials say.
The number of new special education teachers working without a full credential hit 5,196 in 2017-18 — the highest number in a decade.
Uncredentialed teachers are concentrated where students struggle academically; the State Board may soon have data to support a teacher equity index.
Readers can access results for California’s Smarter Balanced tests taken by students in the spring in nearly 10,000 school statewide.