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.
Transgender students in California remain protected from discrimination under state law, as state legislators say Trump is no friend of the LGBT community.
The recommendations are part of a push to create measures of school conditions and climate that help districts create change.
Teaching teachers how to develop their own social and emotional skills is the first step to helping students, according to a new report.
More school districts vow to protect immigrant students despite threats from the Trump administration.
The state formed committees to support implementation of the Common Core standards, Next Generation Science Standards and History-Social Science standards.
A new law bans the use of "Redskins" as a mascot at California high schools, but allows schools to continue to use logos of American Indians and for students to dress up in American Indian costumes.
Teachers call on legislators for support in five key areas.
The U.S. Department of Education has rejected California’s request to begin administering online tests this spring based on new science standards.
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