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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.
11th graders suffering test fatigue from too many tests and SAT better positions underserved students for college, proponents say.
Students do better in for-credit classes with extra support than when they are pushed into no-credit remedial algebra, studies show.
Schools would tailor their courses to reflect the student demographics in their communities, authors say.
In addition to English and Spanish, proficiency in other languages is also important
Requiring graduates meet California State University requirements may deny diplomas to otherwise prepared students.
California's FAIR Education Act is being emulated in Illinois and Massachusetts.
Breaking the chain of misbehavior and punishment by recognizing students for what they do right.
Career technical student organizations provide hands-on, real world experience to high school students.
To tackle gun violence, children's well-being must be at the top of the nation's agenda
Colleges must become more student-focused in their practices, advocates say.