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 Kern High School District in the Central Valley admitted no wrongdoing but agreed to settle because changes in school discipline reflect current policies.
Five Keys Charter School's refurbished bus will help high school dropouts earn their diplomas or GEDs.
The students retained those skills when researchers tracked them months or even years later.
Many California schools aren't reporting whether girls have equal access to high school sports teams, a new study from Legal Aid at Work finds.
The proposal to use dashboard colors to identify the lowest-achieving schools is being sharply criticized.
Oakland joins districts in California and across the country that see improvements in math proficiency among students who work with ST Math
Legislators must decide this month before they take August off.
Advocates say students need to feel safe to focus on learning.
Budget increases Local Control Funding Formula to 97 percent, boosts higher education spending and preschool eligibility.
Parents described the nightmare of a child who is unable to learn to read and the need for schools to provide services to address dyslexia.
Now's not the time to expand experimentation with school accountability measures, staff tells CORE Districts.
As a society, we need to be more comfortable discussing suicide with children.
Will social and emotional learning turn out to be just a fad? Researchers propose strategies to prevent that fate.
Failing to invest in after-school and summer programs would undermine two decades of work to help communities close the learning gap for children of color, low-income children and working class families.
Learning Policy Institute research shows student achievement improves at schools that offer on-campus social services.