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  • California Bill Would Create First Statewide Ethnic Studies Template - Education Week (subscription) (blog)
    published on Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:51:01 GMT
    Education Week (subscription) (blog)California Bill Would Create First Statewide Ethnic Studies TemplateEducation Week (subscription) (blog)A bill that would require the state education department to create a model curriculum and encourage local school districts to offer ethnic studies classes passed the state's senate education committee yesterday. The bill would make California the first ......
  • New California budget increases higher education funding, on one condition - Inside Higher Ed
    published on Fri, 17 Jun 2016 07:33:26 GMT
    Inside Higher EdNew California budget increases higher education funding, on one conditionInside Higher EdWith a midnight deadline approaching, California lawmakers approved a $122.5 billion state budget Wednesday. All three of the state's public higher education systems will receive more funding. But for the University of California and California State ...and more »...
  • Unger: For overcoming homophobia, California's FAIR Education Act is a model - The Mercury News
    published on Thu, 23 Jun 2016 00:34:41 GMT
    Unger: For overcoming homophobia, California's FAIR Education Act is a modelThe Mercury NewsIn 2011 California passed into law the Fair, Accurate, Inclusive, and Respectful (FAIR) Education Act, which includes the requirement that the contributions of LGBTQ persons to the development of California and the United States be included in ......
  • How California Gov. Jerry Brown Fought the Federal Government on Education Policy — and Won - The 74
    published on Mon, 20 Jun 2016 00:16:17 GMT
    The 74How California Gov. Jerry Brown Fought the Federal Government on Education Policy — and WonThe 74This is the first in a three-part series launching this week at The 74, examining California's approach to education data and school accountability. Part two will explore how the elimination of certain data systems has limited educational research in ...and more »...
  • The Purge: California Leaves Researchers (and Policymakers) in the Dark by Gutting Education Data - The 74
    published on Mon, 20 Jun 2016 21:35:23 GMT
    The 74The Purge: California Leaves Researchers (and Policymakers) in the Dark by Gutting Education DataThe 74This is the second in a three-part series examining California's approach to education data and school accountability. Part One surveyed how the state's skepticism of test-based accountability starts at the top with Gov. Jerry Brown, who successfully ......
  • Discipline in private special education schools under investigation by California attorney general - EdSource
    published on Fri, 10 Jun 2016 04:16:38 GMT
    EdSourceDiscipline in private special education schools under investigation by California attorney generalEdSourceCalifornia Attorney General Kamala Harris has launched an investigation into the use of harsh discipline – including physical restraints and isolation – on students with disabilities who attend publicly funded private special education schools ......
  • SEC fines, censures former superintendent in California - Education Week (subscription)
    published on Tue, 14 Jun 2016 17:56:50 GMT
    SEC fines, censures former superintendent in CaliforniaEducation Week (subscription)CLOVIS, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has censured and fined the former superintendent of a California school district and popular Fresno-area education consultant. The Fresno Bee reports (http://bit.ly/1WMzSYE ) that the ...and more »...
  • California's Early Childhood Education System: Promises Kept - Huffington Post
    published on Tue, 14 Jun 2016 09:35:42 GMT
    Huffington PostCalifornia's Early Childhood Education System: Promises KeptHuffington PostThis year, the struggle for adequate resources in early childhood education (ECE) changed with the election of Assembly Member Anthony Rendon of Lakewood to the Speakership. Rendon, a trained political philosopher and educator, ran an early childhood ......
  • California Bill Would Ultimately Erase Religious Schools - The Federalist
    published on Tue, 21 Jun 2016 11:38:46 GMT
    The FederalistCalifornia Bill Would Ultimately Erase Religious SchoolsThe FederalistLGBT individuals [may otherwise] have no idea what type of educational institution they are attending or working at, and what sorts of consequences this exemption may have for their health, safety and well-being,” a California legal firm says in its ...How a California Bill Violates the Religious Freedom of the School I LeadChristian Postall 6 news articles »...
  • Is Philanthropy Plan for L.A. 'Great' or Just Grating? - Education Week (subscription) (blog)
    published on Fri, 17 Jun 2016 04:34:29 GMT
    Education Week (subscription) (blog)Is Philanthropy Plan for L.A. 'Great' or Just Grating?Education Week (subscription) (blog)The teacher education agenda is aimed almost entirely at getting qualified teachers for charters, something that they've had a hard time doing lately since the labor market has tightened up, and the facilities assistance is entirely charter related ...LA education reform group names board, signals shift from charter-school-only focusLos Angeles Timesall 51 new...