Complicated, ever-shifting set of unique factors will affect school reopening plans.
The Legislature set minimum hours but left it to districts and unions to define instruction, engagement and set the length of a school day.
Protests are emerging in districts where teachers are required to conduct distance learning from their physical classrooms.
Parents are juggling the responsibility of being their children's teacher with their jobs and other obligations during the coronavirus pandemic.
Forcing schools to start later risks creating more problems for students and their families.
Promise Academy had a partnership with the Tech Museum; its fight with San Jose Unified mirrors conflicts statewide over charter schools.
San Jose Unified and its teachers union offer model for how to move from combat to collaboration, researcher says.
Promise Academy disagreements with San Jose Unified mirror tensions escalating statewide over charter schools.
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.”
Education Trust–West presses for tracking spending at the school level.
Performance grid compares every school and subgroup in a district.
Four superintendents appointed in 2016 discuss their leadership approaches.
The districts are no longer restricted from matching pay and years of work experience.
Long Beach would like the SAT to replace the 11th-grade Smarter Balanced test.
Curriculum materials, teacher training and technology are expected to boost scores.