Studies of the Math in Common project offer lessons for other districts and a warning: Steady progress takes a long-term commitment.
Defenders of local control worry time is running out to develop models that work for parents and districts
Torrance Unified has trained nearly all its teachers and introduced Next Generation Science Standards to all 24,000 students
New research finds that a shift to school-based, peer-led teacher training also can raise student achievement.
More than a third of teachers are projected to retire by 2023-24 in 20 mostly smalll counties.
The project aims to build students' language skills in all classes.
California teachers say they're not getting enough quality training and materials.
New law is intended to ensure all qualified students proceed to advanced math.
WestEd's questionnaire asks what they've done and what they need.
Ten California districts are participating in an early implementation initiative.
Positive school climate boosts student achievement test scores in California, research study from WestEd says.