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Activists from the 1960s share memories as part of a high school program created by UC Berkeley.
Rare astronomical phenomena on Aug. 21 coincides with the start of school for many districts.
Virtual and in-person math conferences feature experts who share resources and strategies to help teachers foster mathematical curiosity in students.
Hidden Genius Project, among others, provides free programming classes to underrepresented groups.
A new AP Computer Science Principles class focuses on the “big ideas” behind computer science.
A new icon in the school dashboard would signify less than 95 percent participation.
New state policy is expected to help schools meet California's Vision of Success for English learners.
Is the state's bare-bones response to the Every Student Succeeds Act a shrewd tactic or a missed opportunity?
Webinars will delve into formative assessment techniques and the release of a report on how well high schools prepare graduates for college.
Project Lead the Way, the California Mathematics Council and Storyline Online provide ideas for activities parents and children can do together.
Former teacher Tracy Johnston Zager draws on classroom observations, personal experiences, research and other resources to inspire math teachers.
Teacher shortage limits districts' ability to expand bilingual offerings.
An advocacy group for English learners says the $5 million in new state money to train more bilingual teachers is a "first step," and warns that Proposition 58 has worsened a severe shortage of bilingual teachers.
The proposal to use dashboard colors to identify the lowest-achieving schools is being sharply criticized.
New state budget includes funding for two significant initiatives to expand K-12 student access to computer science coursework and instruction.