At least 40 percent of California school districts and charter schools have rates of chronic absence in grades K-8 that are high or very high based on new performance measures that will be unveiled next month.
The student position on the State Board of Education is California's most prominent opportunity for a student to participate in improving school systems.
California State Board of Education adopted California’s first ever model K-12 computer science standards last week.
Some California State Board of Education members questioned Rocketship's capacity to expand, citing concerns about finances and educational programs.
The standards will guide teaching for K-12 students.
Promise Academy disagreements with San Jose Unified mirror tensions escalating statewide over charter schools.
California Department of Education official calls state's charter school laws outdated and says they are in need of revision.
Approval for the state’s plan for the Every Student Succeeds Act comes one day after State Board of Education makes final fixes.
Student advocacy groups and academics are seeking to adopt a model other states use to calculate the impact of students’ test score growth, but state staff urge patience.
Top U.S. Department of Education official says he will recommend approval if the State Board of Education votes for a revised plan at its meeting in Sacramento
He acknowledges that he couldn’t duplicate the special relationship advising a governor for 44 years.
The state could still seek waivers from changes that board members don’t like — but only after a plan is submitted.
Oakland Unified junior says protecting undocumented students and their families from deportation is the most important issue to her.
The state charter schools division advises the state board on charter school issues and provides grants to schools.
Equity advocates give California an incomplete grade on its new accountability system.