California is in the midst of major reforms in the way math is taught based on the Common Core standards. It is also implementing new approaches to teaching science as a result of the state’s adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards. At the same time, the state faces a shortage of teachers in both math and science. How well students do in each of these major areas of the curriculum have long-range implications for California’s future.
Torrance Unified has trained nearly all its teachers and introduced Next Generation Science Standards to all 24,000 students
Computer Science Education Week part of a broad effort to prepare young people for jobs and diversify the tech field.
Teachers say they're spending hundreds out of pocket to pay for science experiment supplies.
An arts charter that adds science, technology, math and engineering finds a winning combination.
San Francisco Unified incorporates social and emotional learning in math curriculum to provide richer academic lessons and improve student outcomes.
Learning about disasters can minimize students' stress and help future generations minimize risks, teachers say.
Computer science programs expected to be a priority for Department of Education grants
State grants allow campuses to shorten credential process from 5 1/2 to 4 years.
The foundation says it will spend $1.7 billion on K-12 education over the next five years, on local, regional and state networks, "big bets" on innovation, charter schools, and research and development.
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
Third-graders, the first class taught according to Common Core standards since kindergarten, show the biggest gains.
Free online brochure explains Next Generation Science Standards for parents.
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Students will take pilot tests based on new science standards.