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What's underway at this East Bay school could help other struggling California schools.
State Board of Education President Linda Darling-Hammond and State Superintendent Tony Thurmond join those calling for a major revision.
District employees and volunteers have been working seven days a week since the Camp Fire, to bring the students back to Paradise schools.
The materials are not on the state’s list of approved science programs, which many districts will turn to as they begin their curriculum adoption process.
Added funding will help recruit and provide financial support for students, as well as create new credential pathways.
From residential life to calculus, relationship-building comes first in this STEM summer program.
The former state secretary of education shepherded academic standards into adoption and bolstered county offices’ role in state policy.
Many programs struggle to keep up with operational costs, potentially limiting access to STEM offered outside of school hours.
As California schools move to implement new science standards, there will be an increased demand for teachers in a subject area where there is already a severe shortage.
Helping black, Latino and low income students to graduate and succeed in college and beyond requires a new strategy that is getting major funding from the Gates Foundation.
Students do better in school when they feel connected to what they are learning, teacher says.
Studies of the Math in Common project offer lessons for other districts and a warning: Steady progress takes a long-term commitment.
The ACT and SAT provide many valuable benefits to both students and schools, proponents say.
De Anza High School in West Contra Costa Unified in the East Bay has seen its graduation rate rise higher than the statewide average from 2014-15 to 2017-18.
The new rate will credit districts for helping non-graduating seniors to earn a diploma the next year. It would be combined with the 4-year grad rate on the School Dashboard.