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  • For the first time, California releases test scores for foster youth — and they're not good - Los Angeles Times
    published on Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:01:31 GMT
    EdSourceFor the first time, California releases test scores for foster youth — and they're not goodLos Angeles TimesFor the first time, California education officials have separated out the standardized test scores of the state's foster youth — and advocates now have sobering proof of what they long suspected: These students are learning far less than their peers ...Tracking educational progress of California's foster children just a first stepEdSourceCalifornia Department of Edu...
  • As Zika spreads in California, leaders call for more money, education - The Mercury News
    published on Mon, 19 Sep 2016 08:10:45 GMT
    The Mercury NewsAs Zika spreads in California, leaders call for more money, educationThe Mercury NewsCalifornia needs to be better prepared for the Zika virus and do more to educate people about how it spreads, especially since federal funding has stalled, state and local health officials determined last week. The call for a massive education campaign ...and more »...
  • Joe Mathews: California education is game of chance - Ventura County Star
    published on Sat, 17 Sep 2016 21:01:00 GMT
    Ventura County StarJoe Mathews: California education is game of chanceVentura County StarI got a taste of this in the spring, when I took my 5-year-old son to our local school district offices to determine his educational future. This being California, the determination was made not by any assessment but by a lottery. An administrator ...and more »...
  • California education board takes school 'report cards' beyond test scores - LA Daily News
    published on Fri, 09 Sep 2016 02:16:00 GMT
    LA Daily NewsCalifornia education board takes school 'report cards' beyond test scoresLA Daily NewsEdSource Today Marking a dramatic shift in philosophy and policy, the State Board of Education unanimously adopted a new and more complex system Thursday for evaluating California schools and districts using multiple measures of student achievement ...California education leaders approve new method of grading schoolsSacramento BeeCalifornia's schools won't be judged only by the...
  • Audio: Court rejects California teacher evaluation lawsuit | 89.3 KPCC - 89.3 KPCC
    published on Tue, 20 Sep 2016 01:45:33 GMT
    89.3 KPCCAudio: Court rejects California teacher evaluation lawsuit | 89.3 KPCC89.3 KPCCTeacher Cherie Wood leads her kindergarten students through an alphabet song at Willard Elementary School in Pasadena, two weeks into the school year, ...and more »...
  • Charter schools a bright spot in California education - OCRegister
    published on Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:28:08 GMT
    Atlanta Journal ConstitutionCharter schools a bright spot in California educationOCRegisterCharter schools are one of the few bright spots in California's otherwise underperforming public education system, and many have been designed specifically to improve education in minority communities and low-income areas. We should be celebrating ...Charter Schools: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) - YouTubeYouTubeall 107 news articles »...
  • Proposition 58 would bring back bilingual education in California. And that's a good thing. - Los Angeles Times
    published on Wed, 07 Sep 2016 12:01:39 GMT
    Los Angeles TimesProposition 58 would bring back bilingual education in California. And that's a good thing.Los Angeles TimesProposition 227, the 1998 initiative that eliminated most bilingual education in California, was heavily tinged with resentment toward immigrants. But there was also an element of legitimate frustration. Instead of bringing non-English speaking ......
  • UC campuses scramble to make room for thousands more new ... - Los Angeles Times
    published on Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:06:32 GMT
    Los Angeles TimesUC campuses scramble to make room for thousands more new ...Los Angeles TimesUC campuses scramble to find more beds, instructors and academic services for thousands more California students enrolling this year.and more »...
  • California Department of Technology and City of Sacramento ... - Business Wire (press release)
    published on Thu, 22 Sep 2016 20:59:00 GMT
    California Department of Technology and City of Sacramento ...Business Wire (press release)The California Department of Technology (CDT) announced today that it will connect the state government's network to the Corporation for Ed.and more »...
  • California, Inland Empire Native American tribes OK gaming, education pacts - Redlands Daily Facts
    published on Sun, 18 Sep 2016 20:42:21 GMT
    California, Inland Empire Native American tribes OK gaming, education pactsRedlands Daily FactsNew tribal compacts, including two that create an education and scholarship fund for Native American youth, were ratified by Gov. Jerry Brown, who signed eight pieces of legislation early this week to complete the renewal process for tribes up and down ......