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The state is in the process of rewriting its mathematics guidance for schools and teachers, hoping to expand access to advanced math.
While other measures are important, the key questions most parents should ask are “Is my child growing as a reader?” and “Is my child developing a love of reading?”
The Advanced Education Research & Development Fund is calling for project proposals on how assessment can be done better.
Orange County Superintendent Al Mijares and the county board say they aren't competing, but viewpoints at two upcoming forums will differ.
The bill will enable local governments and nonprofits to bypass private companies and build their own broadband infrastructure.
The community college system's board of governors voted to amend the system's general education requirements and add an ethnic studies class.
Were voters "grading on a curve" in recognition of hard work amid a pandemic? Polling also found growing tensions on race and politics.
The education trailer bill extends independent study to students whose health would be put at risk by in-person instruction.
Almost 35,000 California families filed a private school affidavit to home-school their children during the 2020-21 school year — more than double the number filed before the pandemic.
Students can make impressive gains in reading even under difficult circumstances if guided and encouraged to think for themselves.
An extra year in high school, a Pass or No Pass option and minimum graduation requirements would help undo damage from the pandemic.
California school districts are planning for summer school and for a full return to campuses in the fall, according to data released by the state.
Parents and education advocacy groups are urging Gov. Gavin Newsom to extend distance learning provisions for the upcoming school year.
Almost two-thirds of California high schools lack computer science courses and schools serving predominantly low-income students are four times less likely to offer advanced placement computer science courses.
California school districts are offering robust summer school programs with an emphasis on fun to help reconnect students to their schools.