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.
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.
Some parents struggle with the logistics of getting children to school.
The bill makes permanent a grant program for early education.
African-American preschoolers are expelled and suspended more often, report finds.
Schools will be required to assess struggling readers specifically for dyslexia.
Preschool teachers receive less pay and training than their K-12 counterparts.
School districts lose $1 billion in funding every year due to absenteeism.
California officials plan to better track absenteeism.
The new science standards allow young students develop their own experiments.
Districts that don't target priorities may miss an unprecedented opportunity.
In his budget remarks, he questioned the need for uniform metrics.
The method aligns with the Common Core approach to learning.
Teachers must meet needs of both 4- and 5-year-olds.
K-2 assessments changing to adapt to the Common Core.