March 26, 2018
Will the passion provoked by the Parkland school massacre be sustained so that the current wave of protests evolve into an authentic youth movement?
March 22, 2018
With increased focus on students' social and emotional skills, teachers turn to class pets to help lead the way
In some schools, class pets do more than help children learn about animals. They are also being integrated into teachers' efforts to help young students learn social and emotional skills, such as self-awareness, responsibility and empathy.
March 21, 2018
The report finds no other state does a better job than California at holding districts accountable for reducing overall school suspensions. But districts still don't adequately prioritize cuts in suspension rates for students of color and other marginalized groups.
March 20, 2018
Civil rights advocates worry that if the Trump administration decides to rescind federal school discipline guidance established in 2014, the action could hamper reform efforts at the local level. Meanwhile, state officials say it would have no real effect on statewide policy.
March 19, 2018
Teacher whose gun accidentally fired in a classroom was a reserve police officer and highly trained.
March 15, 2018
Like the boys’ initiative, the goal is to boost cultural pride and academic performance, lower suspension and dropout rates and create greater understanding of the students’ singular experiences and needs.
March 14, 2018
Inspired by the activism of those who survived February's mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., students from elementary schools to college campuses walked out of class Wednesday and staged a variety of protests to demand stricter gun control laws.
March 14, 2018
Up and down the state, students of all ages participated in Wednesday's National School Walkout. Whether through loud protests or silent reflection, they made the day matter.
March 13, 2018
President Trump suggests that federal guidelines put forward by the Obama administration encouraging alternatives to suspension and expulsion somehow contributed to the Parkland school massacre.
March 12, 2018
The National School Walkout, which is being staged to honor the victims of the Parkland, Fla., massacre and advocate for stricter gun control laws, is the latest example of students making a difference in national affairs.
March 11, 2018
Music can help students remember math formulas and relieve stress in the classroom, studies show.
March 8, 2018
Lawmakers take the first step: discussing the growing needs and disparities in funding.
March 7, 2018
State Board of Education to vote next week on significant changes to meet the requirements of the Every Student Succeeds Act.
March 6, 2018
While many districts favor a hands-off approach focused on safety as they prepare for the nationwide protest on March 14 — in which students throughout the country will walk out of class to advocate for gun control — some see it as a teachable moment.