December 7, 2017
One in 4 California school districts required to get county help based on new state performance data
The updated California School Dashboard provides extensive data on schools, districts and a dozen student groups.
December 6, 2017
The dashboard moves California one step closer to completing a sweeping overhaul of public education aimed at better preparing students for the challenges of a rapidly changing world.
December 5, 2017
For the first time, California releases data for every school on students who were chronically absent last year -- defined as those who miss 10 percent or more of instructional days during the school year.
November 27, 2017
Study group recommends that districts conduct an annual survey of parents, students and teachers on school safety and students' wellbeing.
November 19, 2017
San Francisco Unified incorporates social and emotional learning in math curriculum to provide richer academic lessons and improve student outcomes.
November 15, 2017
Rancho Tehama school shooting is another reminder that more must be done to protect children from gun violence.
November 14, 2017
Learning about disasters can minimize students' stress and help future generations minimize risks, teachers say.
November 12, 2017
Federal law guarantees homeless children a right to an education, regardless of where they're living.
November 8, 2017
California is part of a national effort to restrict pushing children out of preschool for disruptive behavior.
November 8, 2017
An Education Trust-West study found wide achievement gaps, even though Latino students make up a majority of students.
November 1, 2017
New state data shows 46 percent drop in school suspensions over the last five years. The suspension rate for African American students in 2016-17 was 9.8 percent, for Latino students 3.7 percent, for white students 3.2 percent, and for Asian students 1.1 percent.
October 20, 2017
In strategy shift, Gates Foundation to spend bulk of education dollars on 'locally driven solutions'
The foundation says it will spend $1.7 billion on K-12 education over the next five years, on local, regional and state networks, "big bets" on innovation, charter schools, and research and development.
October 19, 2017
As of Monday, Oct. 30 all schools had re-opened except Riebli elementary, Schaefer elementary, Roseland Collegiate Prep and Hidden Valley Satellite. Students at those schools are attending other schools, at least temporarily.