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School communities need actionable data and a complete picture of progress to support meaningful changes for students.
Newly elected policymakers should focus on supporting teachers, helping struggling students, and better aligning teaching materials to state standards, say former California secretaries of education Gary Hart and Glen Thomas
State must invest new revenues in public education and modernize data system, author says.
There can no longer be complacency with incrementalism when it comes to education equity in California. The stakes are too high for our children, for our state, and for our nation
Pretty much every candidate who talks about education at all this year will promise change. It’s up to us as voters to figure out whether they mean it.
Early detection and correction of poor vision is key to giving all children an equal opportunity to learn.
Increasing students' confidence in their own writing, helping them check their work reduces plagiarism, professors say.
But social and emotional support can help more students succeed in college.
Eliminating 'willful defiance' as a basis for suspending students does not result in more serious discipline problems
The student position on the State Board of Education is California's most prominent opportunity for a student to participate in improving school systems.
Smoothing pathway to, and through, college would help California be more competitive.
Schools must be both creative and effective at responding to discipline problems.
Getting Down to Facts II research project scrutinized how California's schools are doing after a decade of policy changes.
California State Board of Education adopted California’s first ever model K-12 computer science standards last week.