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  • California education firm Chegg buys Berlin math app startup - ABC ... - ABC News
    published on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:48:09 GMT
    Fresno BeeCalifornia education firm Chegg buys Berlin math app startup - ABC ...ABC NewsAdd Technology as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Technology news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Technology. Add Interest. Two Berlin math ...California education firm Chegg buys Berlin math app startupPhys.Orgall 6 news articles »...
  • California voters strongly back expanded K-12 science and computer education, poll shows - LA Daily News
    published on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 22:31:00 GMT
    LA Daily NewsCalifornia voters strongly back expanded K-12 science and computer education, poll showsLA Daily NewsCalifornians overwhelmingly support expanding science and computer education starting in elementary school, according to a Berkeley IGS/EdSource poll. The online survey of 1,200 registered voters in California found that 87 percent favored schools ...and more »...
  • Special education in "deep trouble" and still needs reform, says California ed board president - EdSource
    published on Wed, 11 Oct 2017 17:58:44 GMT
    EdSourceSpecial education in "deep trouble" and still needs reform, says California ed board presidentEdSourceSpecial education in California is in “deep trouble,” exacerbated by outmoded concepts and an extreme shortage of fully-prepared teachers, according to Michael Kirst, president of the California State Board of Education. Kirst said that the state's ......
  • Should Teachers Make $100K Salary? California Will Decide - Big Think
    published on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:26:32 GMT
    Big ThinkShould Teachers Make $100K Salary? California Will DecideBig ThinkVoters in California may get to decide whether teachers' salaries should match those of state legislators at the expense of a hike in the sales tax. California Trust for Public Schools, an educational fundraising organization, will be collecting ......
  • School Books Should Include LGBTQ Americans, California Education Activists Demand - Newsweek
    published on Thu, 28 Sep 2017 23:03:08 GMT
    NewsweekSchool Books Should Include LGBTQ Americans, California Education Activists DemandNewsweekLGBTQ advocates in California are demanding a change in state textbooks they say are excluding gays in social sciences and delegitimizing gay relationships by depicting romantic couples with the euphemism "friends." Renata Moreira, executive director ...California Education Board Approves 10 Textbook Families, Rejects 2CBS Sacramentoall 5 news articles »...
  • Possible free first year of community college amid flurry of education-related bills signed by governor - EdSource
    published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:41:14 GMT
    EdSourcePossible free first year of community college amid flurry of education-related bills signed by governorEdSourceThe first year of Community College may be free to an additional 19,000 students under a new program called California College Promise, established in a bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last week. Brown signed 89 percent of the 977 bills sent to him by ...Governor Fast Tracks Remedial Education Reform In California Community CollegesKPBSGov. Jerry Brown Signs Bill Providing Free ...
  • California Won't Make Its Attorney Licensing Exam Easier - Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
    published on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:56:57 GMT
    California Won't Make Its Attorney Licensing Exam EasierDiverse: Issues in Higher Education“Examination of these matters could shed light on whether potential improvements in law school admission, education and graduation standards and in State Bar testing for licensure … could raise bar exam pass rates,” the justices said. The court in ...and more »...
  • Latest academic tests underscore California's education crisis - Sacramento Bee
    published on Sun, 01 Oct 2017 07:01:50 GMT
    Sacramento BeeLatest academic tests underscore California's education crisisSacramento BeeCalifornia has spent tens of billions of extra dollars on its K-12 school system in recent years on promises that its abysmal levels of academic achievement – especially those of disadvantaged children – would be improved. And what have those massive ...and more »...
  • California gubernatorial candidate Delaine Eastin speaks at UC Berkeley - Daily Californian
    published on Fri, 20 Oct 2017 22:39:00 GMT
    Daily CalifornianCalifornia gubernatorial candidate Delaine Eastin speaks at UC BerkeleyDaily CalifornianDelaine Eastin, a Democratic candidate for governor of California, spoke about tuition-free education at UC Berkeley on Thursday. Eastin is the first and only woman to be elected as the state superintendent of public instruction, and she is also a ......
  • California education panel approves 10 textbook families, rejects 2 - The Mercury News
    published on Fri, 29 Sep 2017 19:19:32 GMT
    The Mercury NewsCalifornia education panel approves 10 textbook families, rejects 2The Mercury NewsDon Romesburg, of the Committee on LGBT History, joined others in calling for members of a state commission to reject several textbooks up for consideration saying they don't include enough information about the contributions of LGBT Americans, ......