Infusion of revenue for K-12 should enable him to finish paying for Local Control Funding Formula ahead of schedule.
Is state board exercising flexibility or violating the Every Student Succeeds Act?
The dashboard moves California one step closer to completing a sweeping overhaul of public education aimed at better preparing students for the challenges of a rapidly changing world.
Fordham Institute gives high fives to what California dislikes: grading schools A to F with heavy weight for test scores.
Michael Kirst says the special education system, rooted in concepts and laws that need updating, is battling to recruit and retain fully prepared teachers
In a new book, Michael Kirst urges creation of a regional entity to unify and coordinate efforts.
California officials insist Every Student Succeeds Act will not alter the direction of the state's ongoing reforms.
Plan ensures maximum flexibility for California to continue its ground-breaking educational reforms.
California's ESSA plan meets the federal government’s requirements while affirming the state's commitment to local control that allows teachers, principals and superintendents to meet the needs of our diverse students.
Michael Fullan says the state has pursued the 'right drivers' with, so far, a flawed implementation.
The state board says the report failed to look at total effort to help schools and hold them accountable.
Is the state's bare-bones response to the Every Student Succeeds Act a shrewd tactic or a missed opportunity?
However, twice in the past, they overwhelmingly rejected ballot initiatives that would have allowed vouchers.
The website displays school and district performance on a range of metrics in one of five colors.
Civil rights groups counted on ESSA accountability rules to force the state board to take tough actions.