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California teachers say textbooks and other instructional material lack the context and cultural relevance needed to support English learners.
Few students will need to recite dates, presidents or military strategies as adults, but most will cross paths with people displaced by violence.
The new Los Angeles Unified superintendent has an opportunity to remove entrenched barriers in the district that keep too many students from realizing their full potential.
Timely, supportive mental health services can rescue a student in crisis.
Legal troubles and California's community colleges helped author Rafael Agustin find his way forward.
The ten-week summer results in long, brutal stretches during both the fall and spring without any meaningful break from school.
Schools should be creating spaces for sustained, thoughtful intergroup dialog because school should be about learning about people, not just subjects.
Educators from schools and community colleges, business and community leaders must discard the narrow educational approaches that have failed students for decades and build new ecosystems of learning.
California can create a national model for expanding educational opportunities for students and crafting groundbreaking policies that serve to properly identify and serve dual language students.
Students at Berkeley High — and every other school in the United States — are being made to feel less safe by a Supreme Court intent on expanding “gun rights.”
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.
Problems caused by extreme heat at this year's UC Davis graduation ceremonies underscore the importance of planning for extreme conditions.
Autism makes college harder. But perseverance and support services are helping this student make his way through.
California must expand and support access to child care options even as transitional kindergarten rolls out.
Parents who do not have smartphones and personal computers need to have the same access to their children’s teachers as parents with the latest technology.