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.
As California families, teachers and administrators embrace distance learning, EdSource provides the latest information on the many changes underway.
Legislators spared K-12 schools and community colleges cuts, but will force them to borrow billions and rely on more stimulus aid from Congress.
UC’s first female president helped expand enrollment and successfully pushed to end testing as admissions requirement.
About 56,700 laptops and 94,000 hotspots have been sent to districts across the state so far.
Full funding, teacher recruitment and early childhood programs are included in a wide-ranging disability platform.
They're grateful that their budgets won't be cut, but worry about added expenses and the uncertainty of planning for a return to school in a pandemic.
Schooling and student needs have changed, and we should be responsive to that.
Board agreed to disband entire internal police department by end of the year and form a committee to come up with an alternative safety plan.
California lawmakers introduced distance learning provisions around instructional time, attendance and connecting with parents.
The new California budget makes it easier for teacher candidates affected by coronavirus-related closures to complete credentials.
Model expands the ability of schools to support students and their families in multiple ways.
Three-year agreement requires monitoring of Title IX compliance to ensure gender equity in district sports opportunities at all grade levels.
Disappointing activists, L.A. Unified rejected motions to reform school police, including one to cut the department’s funding by 90%.
Some preschool and child care providers are finding creative ways to reduce health risks, while also meeting children’s developmental needs.
Child care programs are reopening in California with significant changes to reduce the risk of transmission of Covid-19. This interactive infographic shows some of the changes detailed in new health and safety guidelines.