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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.
11th graders suffering test fatigue from too many tests and SAT better positions underserved students for college, proponents say.
College entrance exams less fair, more at risk for problems, opponents 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.