The majority of California’s students come from families with incomes of less than 185 percent of the federal poverty level and qualify for free- and reduced-price meals. These students often face obstacles to succeed in school. California’s funding formula provides more funding for schools to serve children who are low-income.
Gaps in access to technology forces teacher to innovate to reach his students and their parents.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond is urging the small district in Tulare County to close.
Test scores are only one measure of a student, but they can be used to dispel stereotypes and promote higher achievement, superintendent says.
The results are the first set of scores for a new test aligned with California’s new science standards.
School officials report families are concerned about signing up for school lunch and other services.
Parents want the district to allocate $7.2 million to improve services for the district’s 5,000 African-American students.
Removing tests from admissions process would allow UC to recruit and educate California’s best and brightest from all backgrounds.
Team of mentors and counselors from San Jose charter high keep in touch to ease transition to college for first-generation college students.
Fewer districts will require help from county offices, but colors tell a bigger story; disparities among student groups persist.
After examining three districts' spending, State Auditor Elaine Howle calls for tighter controls over Local Control Funding Formula.
The state board will deliver an LCAP template that will be easier to read, but it probably still won't be easy to follow the money.
Average scores have been rising in English language arts, but dropping in math as students progress through middle and high school — a cause for worry.
Backers of a planned $15 billion tax initiative for the November 2020 ballot hope they can win over the California Teachers Association.
A new study overcomes challenges from a lack of transparency to compare schools' spending under the Local Control Funding Formula.
Public Advocates argues the district doesn’t show how $1.2 billion in extra funding will benefit English learners and low-income students.