Nationwide protests for racial justice have resulted in calls for the removal of police from school campuses and greater attention to education equity and closing achievement gaps. This section includes articles and commentaries that explore questions of equity and race in California’s public schools.
The debate continues on what should be in an ethnics studies curriculum; legislators must decide whether to be the first state to require it.
The district plans to take a more holistic approach to student safety by relying less on law enforcement for non-serious incidents.
Building on summer pilot program, nonprofit group wants to help Oakland students in a program that gives low-income parents a stipend to oversee their child's online learning.
Trump administration will continue limit DACA program, which provides temporary relief from deportation for undocumented students.
Teachers must learn to embrace diversity and recognize that cultural differences are assets, not barriers.
CSU trustees vote to approve policy while legislation with a stricter ethnic studies requirement makes its way through the Legislature.
New president of the Newport-Mesa Federation of Teachers shares what it has been like teach in a district where she is one of only a handful of Black teachers.
President says children are being “taught to hate their own country,” while former vice president Joe Biden says teachers should have more authority in the classroom
Pandemic presents an opportunity to make public schools work better for all children.
Faculty are demanding that CSU reform police, require students take ethnic studies classes and erase racial pay gaps, among other requests.
Schooling and student needs have changed, and we should be responsive to that.
Model expands the ability of schools to support students and their families in multiple ways.
Strong campaigns ahead for and against the measure to revoke Proposition 209 after 24 years. It will be on the same Nov. 3 ballot as the presidential election.
Disappointing activists, L.A. Unified rejected motions to reform school police, including one to cut the department’s funding by 90%.
We have all failed our children by allowing structural and interpersonal racism into our school systems.