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.
The statewide rate for kindergartners who are vaccinated reaches 95.6 percent.
Nearly 60 California school districts have declared themselves safe havens for undocumented immigrants.
California lags behind 40 other states in spending money on children for services such as education and healthcare, according to a new report.
Jeff Duncan-Andrade, an associate professor and school teacher and leader in Oakland, says a focus on equity could lead to a renaissance in education.
Schools have an important role to play to help students and their families cope with deportation fears.
MALDEF president says landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling guarantees undocumented students the right to attend public schools.
Next Generation Science Standards aim to reach minorities, English learners and others underrepresented in science fields.
The percentage of kindergartners who received all required vaccines rose to 95.6 percent in 2016-17.
Suspension rates are a new indicator of school success.
State law requires schools to have comprehensive safety plans.
Education Trust–West presses for tracking spending at the school level.
The complaint is contesting how the district spent $41 million in supplemental and concentration funding.
Some schools are replacing asphalt play yards with trees, flowers, and vegetables.
They fear districts wouldn't spend sufficiently on services for their children with disabilities.
Entering middle school marks a turning point for students.