Students learn science with binoculars and a note pad.
California funding formula requires districts to include school climate as a priority.
Lower rates of suspension were correlated with higher academic achievement for every racial group in the state, the study found.
The Student Voice campaign encourages meaningful connections with teachers.
Native American groups have campaigned for the change for more than 50 years.
The data focuses on student performance in the state's priority areas.
A new guide offers advice and explains legal issues.
More than 30,000 schoolchildren in California have gay or lesbian parents.
The changes are part of a legal settlement in a class-action lawsuit.
California Department of Education no longer required to collect data on reported incidents.
Four schools in the state currently use the name for their teams or mascots.
Survey included students in grades 7, 9 and 11.
Few districts have addressed suspension and expulsion rates, report finds.
New educators network focuses on effective school discipline.