Scores for the nation and California took a historic drop in fourth and eighth grade math on the National Assessment for Educational Progress or NAEP. There was some good news, too, for California, despite the pandemic.
At a moment when school nutrition directors are facing unprecedented challenges — rising food costs, widespread staff shortages, supply chain uncertainty — here are five practical things schools can do to provide nutritious, fulfilling meals to all California students.
California settled a lawsuit over literacy by giving 70 schools with the lowest 2019 test scores extra funding to teach children to read. Less than half of all third graders in the state scored at grade level in reading.
Rising costs have exacerbated California's student housing crisis. The state is responding with plans for more on-campus dorms, and a new bill could make it easier for colleges to expand housing. Some campuses turned to short-term solutions.
State test results that will reveal how students fared through the pandemic will be released in October, a state official now says. This is a reversal of
of the state's position just last week in which it refused an EdSource public records request to release the data.