June 6, 2019
At least 92 percent of students have access to the minimum internet speed needed, but some districts have to stagger test-takers to avoid glitches.
June 5, 2019
California districts should use insights from surveys of students' habits of mind but not rate schools by the results, a PACE research project concludes.
May 28, 2019
About two-thirds of teenagers reported that they keep their mobile devices in bed or within reach at night.
May 26, 2019
College admissions tests rank students on a curve rather than measuring how well they are meeting state standards and are weaker predictors of college performance than high-school grades.
May 23, 2019
The test is outdated and there is no evidence that it contributes to more effective instruction.
May 14, 2019
Gov. Gavin Newsom is proposing $15 million to expand broadband internet to more schools and an additional $1 million to hire a state computer science coordinator as a “down payment” on a comprehensive plan to provide access to computer science classes to all California students.
May 8, 2019
More California K-12 students at all grade levels could have access to computer science classes if schools implement a plan unanimously approved by the State Board of Education Wednesday.
April 17, 2019
California was ranked 14th in access to preschool for 4-year-olds, behind Oklahoma, Vermont, Florida, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Georgia and South Carolina, among other states.
April 10, 2019
A fourth course of high school math could be calculus, computer science, statistics, business math to fill possible extra CSU entrance requirement.
April 9, 2019
Thousands of students at 260 schools in low-income California communities are learning computer coding after school in the Kids Code program. A school’s eligibility for the grant was based on the number of students receiving free and reduced-priced lunch, used as an indicator of community poverty.
March 27, 2019
In a district with an increasing number of students from various countries, this Oakland teacher wants to foster communication.
March 19, 2019
The trainings teach preschool teachers how to help children learn English and keep their home languages, so they can be more successful in kindergarten and beyond.
February 18, 2019
Although students will begin taking the California Science Test in March, most school districts have yet to approve textbooks or materials aligned to the new standards adopted six years ago by the State Board of Education. Still, federal law is requiring California to begin testing this year.
January 30, 2019
Unaccompanied immigrant students face a daunting set of obstacles to finish high school. Many students have survived severe trauma in their home countries or missed years of school.