Watch John Fensterwald in conversation with Sean Reardon and Deborah Stipek on early childhood education.
One of two international high schools in California, the small Oakland campus offers special programs for immigrant students.
Many tout the practice as a groundbreaking alternative to zero-tolerance policies and a way to alleviate discipline disparities, while some say it's being oversold as a quick fix.
A federally funded pilot program is bringing college and financial aid counseling to low-income students who live in public housing projects in nine cities, including Los Angeles. Whether it expands nationwide depends on results and funding.