July 4, 2022
Students do not need remedial classes, despite what they may believe or are told. If students want or need additional support, research shows that tutoring and other supports produce better and more equitable outcomes than remediation.
June 22, 2022
Superintendent Alberto Carvalho's plan, which aims to create a foundation for student success, will shape district priorities for the next four years.
June 22, 2022
California's new mathematics framework must increase access to advanced math but also ensure that all students have the preparation they need for college and careers in STEM fields.
June 20, 2022
I supported the push to reduce remedial classes in community colleges but this new bill goes too far
Reducing how many students were forced to take remedial classes in college was important, but a new bill, AB 1705, is too much, too soon and would harm students.
June 13, 2022
For long-term and lasting solutions, we must attract more young people to enter the teaching profession and give them the training and support they need to succeed.
May 17, 2022
Instead of arguing over which advanced math courses best prepare high school students for their futures, California policymakers must ensure that all students have access to multiple high-quality options.
May 12, 2022
The governor and the Legislature should use the state budget to finally invest in the computer science teachers who are guiding California’s students.
May 5, 2022
A bill in the California Assembly would add to previous legislation by further restricting when a community college can require students to take remedial classes. Faculty association says it goes too far.
April 26, 2022
Advocates argue letter grades aren't a good measure of student learning and that pass/no pass grading in certain courses could be a better alternative for first-year students at the University of California.
March 28, 2022
Los Angeles Unified's new superintendent must work with grassroots organizations and build on the district's strengths to help stem the tide of declining enrollment and other factors that are holding LAUSD schools back.
March 22, 2022
California school districts are developing "graduate profiles" that help focus teaching and learning on ensuring students can think critically and creatively, collaborate with others, tackle real problems and contribute to society.
March 11, 2022
Belated but ambitious, California's 'cradle-to-career' data hub is taking shape. The online planning and analysis tool will be at the fingertips of students, parents, educators and researchers.
February 10, 2022
Black and Latino students in Los Angeles are less likely than white peers to go to college and earn a degree, and more needs to be done to close the gap, new report finds.