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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.
Recent reforms are translating into improved performance, says former state schools chief.
State must signal importance of science to accelerate implementation of new science standards.
How students do in high school is a better indicator than proficiency tests to determine if they are ready for college-level courses.
Providing new teachers more time and support to master the diverse skills their jobs call for would reduce staff turnover.