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  • Education Secretary visits California school after shooting - The Daily Progress
    published on Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:33:35 GMT
    Education Secretary visits California school after shootingThe Daily ProgressSAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited a San Bernardino elementary school where a teacher and 8-year-old student were fatally shot. DeVos visited North Park Elementary on Friday. Officials say she ate lunch with ......
  • Sex Education in California Sparks Culture Clash - National Catholic Register
    published on Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:02:48 GMT
    Sex Education in California Sparks Culture ClashNational Catholic RegisterA new sex-education curriculum has provoked opposition in three California school districts this year, and parent-led protests have already forced one local school board to delay its implementation. “The new curriculum on 'Human Growth and Development' ......
  • Other Voices: Audits offer harsh view of California's higher education systems - The Desert Sun
    published on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:21:15 GMT
    ABC10Other Voices: Audits offer harsh view of California's higher education systemsThe Desert SunThe Pasadena Star News published this editorial on April 25: We thought last week's state audit of California State University system finances was quite negative – until we saw Tuesday's audit of the University of California system. Now that's a ...Audit: University of California Hid $175M in Secret FundDiverse: Issues in Higher EducationTimeline: Auditting the University of Califor...
  • Academic turf wars block access as California faces college gap - Sacramento Bee (blog)
    published on Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:04:34 GMT
    Academic turf wars block access as California faces college gapSacramento Bee (blog)Ed Source, a website devoted to California education, surveyed the College and Career Pathways Act and found a number of high school-community college partnerships that allow high school students to simultaneously earn high school and college credits.and more »...
  • VMware, CENIC Collaborate to Support Research and Education in California - Yahoo Finance
    published on Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:08:56 GMT
    VMware, CENIC Collaborate to Support Research and Education in CaliforniaYahoo FinanceThe collaboration extends VMware's industry-leading virtualization and cloud solutions for education to CENIC's 10,000 member institutions statewide. Universities, schools, libraries and other cultural, scientific and arts organizations can now ...and more »...
  • Pilot science test underway in California, despite dispute with federal officials - EdSource
    published on Fri, 28 Apr 2017 21:45:54 GMT
    EdSourcePilot science test underway in California, despite dispute with federal officialsEdSourceThe U.S. Department of Education denied the request, saying that the state had not demonstrated that new test would advance student achievement or improve the existing reporting methods. The federal government also argued that California would be ...and more »...
  • Blog: As the Department of Education Revisits the Gainful Employment Rule California Legislators Propose a State ... - JD Supra (press release)
    published on Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:17:19 GMT
    Blog: As the Department of Education Revisits the Gainful Employment Rule California Legislators Propose a State ...JD Supra (press release)With continued questions about the Trump Administration's commitment to Obama-era regulations, including the Gainful Employment (GE) Rule, one state is ready to jump into the fray and offer its own state-based alternative to the federal GE Rule....
  • California Partners with Developer on New App for Wildfire Alerts ... - Government Technology
    published on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:10:25 GMT
    Government TechnologyCalifornia Partners with Developer on New App for Wildfire Alerts ...Government TechnologyThe main purpose of the app is to help educate residents and property owners in high-risk wildland areas on how to prepare for wildfires.and more »...
  • Editorial, Southern California News Group: Charter schools meet demand for better education - Monterey County Herald
    published on Mon, 24 Apr 2017 06:33:45 GMT
    Editorial, Southern California News Group: Charter schools meet demand for better educationMonterey County HeraldA new labor-backed study charges that California charter schools are opening schools where they aren't needed, but parents — not special interests or governmental bodies — should be the final judges. The report from In the Public Interest criticizes ...and more »...
  • Calif. Ed Department Reorganizes Into Teams - Education Week (subscription) (blog)
    published on Mon, 10 Apr 2017 04:48:23 GMT
    Education Week (subscription) (blog)Calif. Ed Department Reorganizes Into TeamsEducation Week (subscription) (blog)Our ultimate destination: Successful implementation of the California Standards and the ongoing improvement of student learning. To reach that destination, the work by necessity touches on the entirety of California's education spectrum, including ......