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December 3, 2021
Dropping D's and F's and working with students to master the material is seen as a way to improve learning and boost equity.
October 26, 2021
High-tech literacy projects emerged out of the pandemic as a way to ensure young students stay on track as they learn to read.
October 5, 2021
Some districts have been preparing for an increase in independent study enrollment and have waiting lists; other programs are relatively small.
September 17, 2021
New research says less stimulation, stress on parents during Covid pandemic may factor into average 22-point IQ drop among babies.
August 24, 2021
Some teachers are focused on giving students who are learning English as a second language lots of time to talk and write about their feelings.
August 18, 2021
Experts share insights on how parents and teachers can help kids — especially those who may be behind — learn to read as they go back to school.
August 17, 2021
Teachers from West Contra Costa Unified will be reaching out to families one-on-one to address anxieties and ask about hopes for the next year.
August 13, 2021
At least 30% of California students surveyed by the ACLU said they'd lost a loved one during the pandemic. Some had lost multiple relatives.
August 13, 2021
West Contra Costa Unified and other districts are emphasizing social and emotional learning and check-ins as students return to campus.
August 10, 2021
Entering the fall, college students say they want the flexibility to learn how they're most comfortable, whether that's in person or remotely.
August 4, 2021
Schools are prioritizing play and relationship-building this summer in preparation for fall, when schools reopen for in-person instruction.
July 6, 2021
An academic year of distance learning has left many graduating seniors with gaps in their learning. Colleges are preparing to help with tutoring, summer brush-up and empathetic faculty.
June 8, 2021
'Well spaces' and streamlined data systems are meant to broaden students' access to mental health services and will help as campuses reopen.
May 26, 2021
California school districts are offering robust summer school programs with an emphasis on fun to help reconnect students to their schools.
April 15, 2021
Upon returning to campus, students will not be able to catch up academically until they feel good emotionally, experts say.