What sets the stage for student learning? EdSource 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.
Family life has been disrupted in innumerable ways during the pandemic, including the nature of our relationship to screens.
As a candidate, Biden promised full funding of programs that benefit students with disabilities.
LA County officials grant 73 more TK-2 school waivers.
Kusema Thomas II looked forward to sixth grade in a new Los Angeles Unified magnet school but connecting problems cost him six weeks of virtual classes. Now, his father wants tutoring help.
Roadschooling, a full-time lifestyle for some, has a new batch of converts. Families dissatisfied with distance learning are heading out to see the country.
Suspending students when they're not attending class in person can be a complicated process.
Over 90% of California students now attend schools that are not permitted to offer in-person instruction in regular classes unless they began offering them before their county was in the purple tier.
EdSource is tracking the movement of counties between four tiers in the state’s color-coded monitoring list, which is updated every Tuesday.
View public and private schools in LA County who have approved waivers to open with this interactive map.
Surging Covid-19 cases pushed three more counties into the most restrictive tier on the state tracking system, putting plans to reopen school campuses on pause.
The classroom shouldn’t be isolated from what happens in the real world; it should be an extension of students’ lives.
With most instruction now remote and with less class time, students don’t spend as much time exposed to their new language.
When the delivery of high-quality instruction depends on reliable, high-speed broadband connections for every student anyone lacking these resources gets left behind.
Federal education officials said they will not waive testing requirements for the 2020-21 school year.
Keeping students active is crucial for their mental and physical health — especially now, teachers say.