He is one of the longest-serving urban superintendents, praised for his collaborative style and his role in improving student achievement.
California’s CORE districts have the option of publishing growth data. Los Angeles will join Fresno, Long Beach and Oakland in doing so.
Early backer of charter law says no easy answers to issues raised by charter school expansion in the state.
11th graders suffering test fatigue from too many tests and SAT better positions underserved students for college, proponents say.
While awareness of restorative justice is high among school officials statewide, budgets for programs remain tiny in most school districts.
Oakland joins districts in California and across the country that see improvements in math proficiency among students who work with ST Math
Only six of California's 25 largest school districts are taking advantage of a state law that allows them to enroll more 4-year-olds in a pre-kindergarten program known as “transitional kindergarten.”
The complaint is contesting how the district spent $41 million in supplemental and concentration funding.
Citing duplication, the state's third-largest district sought to drop the 11th-grade Smarter Balanced test.
Superintendents who lead districts where they grew up say they are motivated by a yearning to honor their mentors who nurtured them along the way.
District officials say they have responded to concerns about discipline.
The new chancellor will be the first Latino to lead the statewide system.
Long Beach would like the SAT to replace the 11th-grade Smarter Balanced test.
The Cal State Long Beach class is designed specifically for high school students.
Districts will develop middle school students' soft skills, such as perseverance.