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  • California ranked 42nd nationally in education - ABC10.com
    published on Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:03:18 GMT
    ABC10.comCalifornia ranked 42nd nationally in educationABC10.comCalifornia trails much of the country when it comes to public education, according to Education Week's new state rankings. The magazine ranks all 50 states and the District of Columbia based on three categories -- chance for success, K-12 achievement ...and more »...
  • California Prepares to Resume Bilingual Education - Voice of America
    published on Sat, 14 Jan 2017 22:48:34 GMT
    California Prepares to Resume Bilingual EducationVoice of AmericaHilda Maldonado is an evangelist for bilingual education. As head of multilingual programming for the Los Angeles Unified School District, she welcomed California's vote last fall to repeal an almost two-decade mandate for English-only classes in ...and more »...
  • Feds won't OK California's new science test, leave next steps to Trump administration - 89.3 KPCC
    published on Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:02:18 GMT
    89.3 KPCCFeds won't OK California's new science test, leave next steps to Trump administration89.3 KPCCLast week, a top Obama administration official at the U.S. Department of Education formally rejected that request, ruling that California Department of Education leaders will be breaking federal law if they move forward with their current plans to ......
  • Education secretary nominee viewed with skepticism by California educators - ABC10.com
    published on Thu, 19 Jan 2017 02:19:15 GMT
    ABC10.comEducation secretary nominee viewed with skepticism by California educatorsABC10.comThe appointment of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education could either give families more choices of where to send their children to school, or gut the public education system without providing quality alternatives, depending on who you ask. The ...The Learning Curve: What California Can Expect From Betsy DeVosVoice of San DiegoTrump's education pick donated to Philly group with controversial campus ra...
  • US Education Department rejects California's science testing plans - EdSource
    published on Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:59:06 GMT
    EdSourceUS Education Department rejects California's science testing plansEdSourceWith two days remaining before President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, the U.S. Department of Education has rejected California's request to begin administering online tests this spring based on new science standards, in lieu of a test based on ......
  • San Jose News Outlet Lauds California Education Initiative - Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting (blog)
    published on Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:06:20 GMT
    Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting (blog)San Jose News Outlet Lauds California Education InitiativePulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting (blog)In a recent article by Jacqueline Lee, The Mercury News reported on the Pulitzer Center education team's work in Bay Area schools. On January 9, 2017, Palo Alto High School hosted documentary photographer and Pulitzer Center grantee Misha Friedman in ......
  • A hitch in California as bilingual education is restored - Washington Post
    published on Sun, 01 Jan 2017 04:48:02 GMT
    A hitch in California as bilingual education is restoredWashington PostThe overwhelming vote in favor of Proposition 58 is a huge turnaround from the backlash to bilingual education that followed a surge in immigration to California in the 1990s. Since then, some schools started bilingual programs, but parents of English ...and more »...
  • California schools earn C - The Mercury News - The Mercury News
    published on Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:06:42 GMT
    The Mercury NewsCalifornia schools earn C - The Mercury NewsThe Mercury NewsFile photo shows California Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson speaking to the State Board of Education in July. Torlakson recently has lauded ...and more »...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown unveils California budget, addresses education spending - Santa Clarita Valley Signal
    published on Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:19:12 GMT
    Santa Clarita Valley SignalGov. Jerry Brown unveils California budget, addresses education spendingSanta Clarita Valley SignalTotal funding for higher education is proposed at $31.9 billion from the general fund, local property tax and other funds. Fees for students within the California Community College system will remain flat. For the University of California (UC) and ......
  • Trump's pick for Education secretary could put school vouchers back on the map - Los Angeles Times
    published on Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:03:45 GMT
    Los Angeles TimesTrump's pick for Education secretary could put school vouchers back on the mapLos Angeles TimesFifteen years ago, a controversial question about America's schools dominated headlines, prompted ballot measures in California and other states and led wealthy philanthropists to dig deep into their pockets in the name of educational reform.California teacher joins growing chorus of opposition to Betsy DeVos' agendaKRWGBetsy DeVos v the bitter status quo: ColumnUSA TODAYDe...