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Failure of leadership in some districts with the most charter schools is a key factor in charter debates, says former superintendent.
State should preserve appeals process for charter schools, former State Board member says.
Elected leaders in Sacramento must pass laws to support students by curtailing growth of charter schools, teacher says.
College admissions tests rank students on a curve rather than measuring how well they are meeting state standards and are weaker predictors of college performance than high-school grades.
The solution for schools isn't as simple as passing a new tax, researcher says.
Charter schools did not cause Oakland’s problems and preventing more students from choosing charter schools will not fix them, researchers say.
As district recovers after strike, superintendent calls on state to provide more funding.
When districts spend more money on health benefits, there’s less money for other priorities, like teacher salaries, researcher says.
Early backer of charter law says no easy answers to issues raised by charter school expansion in the state.
In survey, principals say more time is spent addressing problems associated with the threat of gun violence than any other challenge.
College quality to should be measured by the number and diversity of the students they graduate, not by institutional wealth and high rejection rates, author says.
Current defined-benefit pension plan is the best option for California teachers, author says.
San Jose Unified and its teachers union offer model for how to move from combat to collaboration, researcher says.
Effective use of data can help schools do more of what works and less of what doesn’t, authors say.
Longitudinal system that connects K-12 and higher ed could help more students complete college.