What sets the stage for student learning? EdSource Today reports on major school reform initiatives rooted in improving the physical, emotional and behavioral health of children and teens. Strategies include social and emotional skill-building, trauma-informed teaching and school-based health centers. The goal: Attendance improves, discipline referrals fall, teen pregnancy rates drop and engagement in learning increases.
It also decides which schools' English learners will fall in the accountability system's low-performing "red zone."
State Board of Education should change how the progress of English learners is measured to make the system more fair.
From yelling to whispering, a teacher's tone of voice in the classroom affects learning and student behavior, some educators say.
Schools can help teach teens about healthy relationships, train staff to recognize signs of abuse.
The final report comes amid suggestions that the administration of Donald Trump will be less aggressive about enforcing civil rights laws in schools and colleges.
San Francisco and Los Angeles unified districts among those organizing activities to engage students in communication.
The Oakland warehouse fire tragedy highlights the challenges Oakland faces in protecting its young
The video is designed to help educate students, school staffs and parents about gender discrimination.
School officials, especially in California, are placing increased emphasis on respect for all students and civil discourse.
Lindsay Unified, a small rural district in California's Central Valley, has embraced performance-based learning.
A new report shows that suicidal behavior among students in LA Unified continues to rise, along with rates of depression.
A new campaign reminds teachers of their positive impact on students who have been abused or have witnessed violence.
Better communication could make education reform more effective.
The researchers say their findings support efforts to diversify the teaching workforce.
District officials say they have responded to concerns about discipline.