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Torrance Unified has trained nearly all its teachers and introduced Next Generation Science Standards to all 24,000 students
The dashboard moves California one step closer to completing a sweeping overhaul of public education aimed at better preparing students for the challenges of a rapidly changing world.
Computer Science Education Week part of a broad effort to prepare young people for jobs and diversify the tech field.
LGBT activists, historians see possibility other states may look to California's texts as models despite controversy about describing sexual orientation of historical figures.
Teachers say they're spending hundreds out of pocket to pay for science experiment supplies.
An arts charter that adds science, technology, math and engineering finds a winning combination.
San Francisco Unified incorporates social and emotional learning in math curriculum to provide richer academic lessons and improve student outcomes.
Fordham Institute gives high fives to what California dislikes: grading schools A to F with heavy weight for test scores.
Learning about disasters can minimize students' stress and help future generations minimize risks, teachers say.
State assumed more districts' scores would grow, and they didn't. That created a problem; designating fewer districts in the 'red' is part of the fix.
An Education Trust-West study found wide achievement gaps, even though Latino students make up a majority of students.
UC Santa Barbara researcher discusses high school dropouts, graduation rates and plans to study courses taken and grades earned to receive diplomas.
State may change color configurations on the school dashboard to reduce the number of districts and student subgroups requiring county assistance.
New research finds that a shift to school-based, peer-led teacher training also can raise student achievement.