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  • California considers huge tuition hikes for out-of-state students - San Jose Mercury News
    published on Sun, 29 May 2016 20:36:01 GMT
    San Francisco ChronicleCalifornia considers huge tuition hikes for out-of-state studentsSan Jose Mercury NewsFor those making the pitch for a UC education, like Matt Holohan, president of the Rocky Mountain Golden Bears alumni club in Colorado, the math is getting harder. "When I talk to parents and high school students in Colorado about the UC system, the No.Business must step up to help public universities to stay on topSan Francisco Chronicleall 3 news articles »...
  • California's Continuous Improvement Needs Political Muscle - Education Week (subscription) (blog)
    published on Mon, 16 May 2016 05:52:08 GMT
    Education Week (subscription) (blog)California's Continuous Improvement Needs Political MuscleEducation Week (subscription) (blog)Words don't capture how radical California wants to be. Neither do pictures, charts, and infographics I looked at last week. On Wednesday, I watched the State Board of Education wrestle with lists, circles, and graphics with colored arrows for six ...and more »...
  • How good is my kid's school? California tries to answer every parent's question - Los Angeles Times
    published on Fri, 27 May 2016 15:50:43 GMT
    Los Angeles TimesHow good is my kid's school? California tries to answer every parent's questionLos Angeles TimesOne major question in California had been whether presenting the factors on a "dashboard" — without boiling them all down into a single number — would satisfy the law. California State Board of Education President Mike Kirst previously said in an ...and more »...
  • California students need college prep and career technical education - Sacramento Bee
    published on Fri, 27 May 2016 07:07:42 GMT
    Sacramento BeeCalifornia students need college prep and career technical educationSacramento BeeIn his column “Mandated college prep hurts” (Insight, May 6), Dan Walters prescribes an education system for California that would return the state to the days of tracking “gifted and college-bound” students into challenging academic courses and a ......
  • Ethnic Studies Bill Gaining Momentum in California - Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
    published on Wed, 25 May 2016 02:46:40 GMT
    Diverse: Issues in Higher EducationEthnic Studies Bill Gaining Momentum in CaliforniaDiverse: Issues in Higher EducationThe bill was approved by the Assembly Education Committee in April, and now requires approvals from the Assembly Appropriations Committee, the entire Assembly and from their counterparts in the state Senate before it reaches Brown's desk for a ...5 Initiatives Keeping Public Schools VitalHuffington Postall 3 news articles »...
  • Simons: California needs early childhood education - San Jose Mercury News
    published on Fri, 27 May 2016 16:01:54 GMT
    Simons: California needs early childhood educationSan Jose Mercury NewsThe governor's new proposal is particularly stinging because during the recession, California slashed more than $1 billion in early childhood education and childcare, plunging tens of thousands of children into uncertain, possibly unsafe, situations ......
  • Should California use early education funding for all, or only the needy? - 89.3 KPCC
    published on Fri, 27 May 2016 12:02:00 GMT
    89.3 KPCCShould California use early education funding for all, or only the needy?89.3 KPCCTransitional kindergarten students take part in the City of Fullerton's Playgrounds on the Go! program at the Richman School in the Fullerton School District on Tuesday morning, May 24, 2016. The program is one of the four original transitional ......
  • California Education Scholars Call for End to Common Core - The Heartland Institute
    published on Fri, 06 May 2016 00:58:04 GMT
    The Heartland InstituteCalifornia Education Scholars Call for End to Common CoreThe Heartland InstituteCalifornia has joined a growing number of states now facing mounting outcry against Common Core State Standards. The California Alliance of Researchers for Equity in Education (CAREE), which brings together more than 100 university-based education ...and more »...
  • Vergara teacher tenure case may head to California Supreme Court - Education Dive
    published on Thu, 26 May 2016 14:09:41 GMT
    Vergara teacher tenure case may head to California Supreme CourtEducation DiveDo California's teacher tenure and seniority laws violate the right to an equal education for the state's students? That's what plaintiffs in the lawsuit claim, and that's why they're trying to take the matter to the Supreme Court, saying that the most ...and more »...
  • How California protects transgender students - Los Angeles Times
    published on Tue, 17 May 2016 10:14:26 GMT
    Los Angeles TimesHow California protects transgender studentsLos Angeles TimesCalifornia has some of the strongest protections for transgender students. State laws vary: here's a map of anti-bullying laws and nondiscrimination laws for transgender students. The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights issued ...In California, lessons on transgender student access to facilitiesEdSourceall 460 news articles »...