Early elementary education focuses on students in kindergarten through 3rd grade. Experts say this group deserves special consideration as they develop the skills in reading, writing and math that they’ll need to succeed in middle and high school.
Researchers focused on classrooms where more than five languages are spoken.
A public school teacher’s job is to provide a safe, supportive learning environment for all students.
Hands-on science projects emphasized in California's new science standards are a hit with K-2 students, teachers say.
Most respondents in this Berkeley IGS/EdSource poll have not heard of the Next Generation Science Standards, although they endorse its goals when given an explanation
Oakland joins districts in California and across the country that see improvements in math proficiency among students who work with ST Math
About 70 percent of schools in California offer full-day programs.
A new commission convened by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon seeks to come up with a long-range plan for early childhood education services.
A national nonprofit visits Oakland to distribute free books to elementary students.
The federal government urges the use of the Every Student Succeeds Act to support early education.
Superintendent emphasizes the importance of health.
Preschool curriculum increasingly seen as a key to academic success in the early grades.
Early education advocates are encouraged by budget discussions.
The amount requested would increase the number of children with access to preschool.
California is working with the Ad Council to provide communication tips for schools.
Advocates are pushing to make chronic absenteeism rates a measure of school success.