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.
San Francisco Unified resequenced its math course offerings, and now more students are tackling more advanced mathematics.
By shrugging off the law against putting students into noncredit, nontransferrable remedial courses, colleges continue to trap students in a never-ending cycle leading to failure.
Black counselors can play a key role in ensuring Black students are placed in college prep classes and get mental health services.
A Sacramento organization is suing the state, alleging officials knew about discriminatory disciplinary practices for years and did nothing.
A micro-credential can help teachers address racial disparities in their own classrooms and beyond.
One year after he vetoed legislation, Gov. Newsom signs bill, also releasing $50 million for districts to create ethnic studies curricula.
Nystrom Elementary School in Richmond is revamping its literacy program this year with a greater emphasis on phonics both in lessons and one-on-one intervention, as well as on classroom discussion and grade-level, culturally relevant texts.
Renowned civil rights activist and National Park ranger Betty Reid Soskin spent her 100th birthday at an El Sobrante middle school that renamed itself after her.
Higher rates of graduation and college enrollment are tracked to course, but researcher urges caution in interpreting the study.
As Los Angeles prepares to search for a new superintendent, some wonder whether the district needs to change dramatically before bringing on a new leader.
Orange County Superintendent Al Mijares and the county board say they aren't competing, but viewpoints at two upcoming forums will differ.
A West Contra Costa Unified middle school is moving to change its name after taking a critical look at its namesake — a Franciscan missionary.
Ongoing spate of hate crimes aimed against Asians leaves college student fearful for her safety and constantly worried about parents, grandparents.
The state board unanimously adopted voluntary guidance for ethnic studies with one addition, clarifying the role of “critical race theory.”
The state model curriculum will provide guidelines, but districts will face the hard decisions on what and how to teach ethnic studies.