An Education Trust–West report highlights successful strategies some California districts implemented to improve English learners' performance in math.
Alternatives to algebra open up new opportunities for students.
Music can help students remember math formulas and relieve stress in the classroom, studies show.
County offices of education are working with districts identified for "differentiated assistance" due to poor performance by student subgroups.
The study showed a significant increase in math performance, especially among low-income high school students.
Learning math at the beach, on a city street, at the playground can engage even the most math-averse students, teachers say
Culture shift included schoolwide writing, comprehensive teacher training, teambuilding, new classes, and stressing importance of standardized tests.
49ers, Ducks, other teams offer free curriculum to California teachers.
Study of 24 states shows California's math and English language arts standards are rigorous and are focused on college and career-readiness.
San Francisco Unified incorporates social and emotional learning in math curriculum to provide richer academic lessons and improve student outcomes.
Across the state, a growing number of elementary schools are hosting math nights and festivals for students and families to show that math is fun and can be practiced every day -- and not only in the classroom.
State grants allow campuses to shorten credential process from 5 1/2 to 4 years.
Third-graders, the first class taught according to Common Core standards since kindergarten, show the biggest gains.
Faculty wants a one-year delay to discuss reforms that include dropping no-credit remedial classes and allowing students to fulfill math requirements that don't need Algebra II skills.
Central Valley math improvement project aims to triple students' math proficiency in eight districts in four years.