Education Beat Podcast — How dogs help bring kids to therapy at this Central Valley school district —
April 13, 2023
California's new investments in the long-term mental health of our children are laudable, but students need help today.
November 9, 2022
An overreliance on technology eliminates the verbal interaction between students, their peers, and their teachers and takes the learning out of the classroom and onto the screen.
October 18, 2022
A punitive approach to students' missteps does nothing to show them that adults care about them.
October 11, 2022
We must begin the courageous process of decentralizing college as the primary option after high school and focus on careers and ways of being that actually lead to sustainability.
September 26, 2022
Instead of long, arduous training about content they are already experts in, schools should offer training that is engaging and focused on content enrichment.
August 23, 2022
Many public schools have defunded sports programs, and most offer physical education just a few days a week, reinforcing a pay-to-play youth sports culture with few free and low-cost opportunities at a time when they are most needed.
August 19, 2022
EdSource roundtable put a spotlight on teachers' challenges and expectations for the year.
July 6, 2022
Students at Berkeley High — and every other school in the United States — are being made to feel less safe by a Supreme Court intent on expanding “gun rights.”
June 22, 2022
Superintendent Alberto Carvalho's plan, which aims to create a foundation for student success, will shape district priorities for the next four years.
June 9, 2022
The arts can be a safe haven for California schoolchildren to face big emotions, experts say, to channel fears and frustrations into acts of creativity.
May 10, 2022
When students are encouraged to explore exactly who they are and who their classmates are — and not to expect everyone to conform to one homogenous view of the world — school becomes not just a place of education, but one of humanity.
March 22, 2022
California school districts are developing "graduate profiles" that help focus teaching and learning on ensuring students can think critically and creatively, collaborate with others, tackle real problems and contribute to society.
February 28, 2022
Supportive relationships with adults in their lives can help youth weather pandemic-related stress and steer clear of abusive relationships.
December 7, 2021
We need to get back to the reasons teachers start teaching in the first place: to support students, to inspire futures and to create fulfilled adults.
November 2, 2021
Teaching controversial issues is a cornerstone of democratic education and a powerful vehicle for developing independent thinking, civic reasoning and discourse in all subjects.