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  • Lorna Sheridan: Education Roundup, Aug. 22 - Sonoma Index-Tribune
    published on Mon, 21 Aug 2017 23:30:51 GMT
    Sonoma Index-TribuneLorna Sheridan: Education Roundup, Aug. 22Sonoma Index-TribuneSleeping in: California SB 328, which is still working its way through the Legislature, would require secondary schools to begin their day no earlier than 8:30 a.m. What do you think? The American Academy of Pediatrics supports the bill, citing ...and more »...
  • What happened to California's free tuition? A history of fees and budget issues - ABC10
    published on Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:30:33 GMT
    ABC10What happened to California's free tuition? A history of fees and budget issuesABC101960: The Master Plan for Higher Education in California maintains that tuition at University of California and state colleges should be free, but that fees are necessary to help cover non-instructional costs. “The two governing boards reaffirm the ...and more »...
  • Lawmakers consider testing all California schools for lead - Education Dive
    published on Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:20:58 GMT
    Lawmakers consider testing all California schools for leadEducation DiveIn addition, a 2015 study appearing in the Harvard Educational Review showed elevated blood lead levels in a child's early years can contribute to lower performance on standardized tests in third and fourth grade. Under a current California Water ......
  • Roma children in California, Pa., are not registered for school, officials say - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    published on Tue, 22 Aug 2017 02:11:59 GMT
    Pittsburgh Post-GazetteRoma children in California, Pa., are not registered for school, officials sayPittsburgh Post-GazetteMr. Sears emailed the Pennsylvania Department of Education Aug. 7 asking for support, and the department contacted the Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit in Edinboro, one of the state's 26 regional agencies that provides support services to schools....
  • National Poll Ranks SMMUSD among California's Best Districts - Santa Monica Mirror
    published on Tue, 22 Aug 2017 16:46:00 GMT
    National Poll Ranks SMMUSD among California's Best DistrictsSanta Monica MirrorAdditionally, Niche awarded Santa Monica High School an A+ and Malibu High School an A for their educational outcomes, a category that includes academic data such as SAT and ACT scores with special consideration given to schools whose students ...and more »...
  • As California Bilingual Education Grows, Teacher Training Is Key - KQED
    published on Wed, 09 Aug 2017 22:56:47 GMT
    KQEDAs California Bilingual Education Grows, Teacher Training Is KeyKQEDMaria Palazzolo, owner of The Family Nest in Long Beach, reads a book in Spanish during an art class on Thursday morning, Nov. 12, 2015. Palazzolo's newly launched business provides bilingual early childhood education classes. (Maya Sugarman/KPCC)....
  • Special education teacher helps student overcome disability - ABC News
    published on Tue, 22 Aug 2017 08:01:03 GMT
    Special education teacher helps student overcome disabilityABC NewsThis year, she was California's Teacher of the Year and a top four finalist for the National Teacher of the Year Award. Gross is beginning her 5th year of teaching an autism spectrum disorder class at Del Norte High School in San Diego, California. “I ......
  • When it Comes to Special Education in California Schools, 'Funding Is Very Unequal' - Voice of San Diego
    published on Thu, 10 Aug 2017 21:55:49 GMT
    Voice of San DiegoWhen it Comes to Special Education in California Schools, 'Funding Is Very Unequal'Voice of San DiegoCalifornia is the only state in the country that uses an intermediate institution, called a Special Education Local Plan Area, to disperse funds to districts. There are 131 SELPAs in the state – six of which are in San Diego County. San Diego Unified ...and more »...
  • Linnea Nelson: Know Your Rights: Your School Has No Business Checking Your Immigration Status - YubaNet
    published on Tue, 22 Aug 2017 03:39:45 GMT
    EngadgetLinnea Nelson: Know Your Rights: Your School Has No Business Checking Your Immigration StatusYubaNetEvery child in California has the right to a public education regardless of race, ethnicity, nationality, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, language, disability, or immigration status. Schools are required ...'Sanctuary schools' across America defy Trump's immigration crackdownThe Guardianall 35 news articles »...
  • Migrant farmworkers, education, firefighters, Sen. Ross Johnson, Chino Hills State Park - Sacramento Bee
    published on Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:23:10 GMT
    Sacramento BeeMigrant farmworkers, education, firefighters, Sen. Ross Johnson, Chino Hills State ParkSacramento BeeMigrant housing. Re “What migrant farmworkers need at day's end: A decent, safe, affordable place to sleep” (Viewpoints, Aug. 14): Op-ed writer Ilene J. Jacobs argues that the 50-mile Rule, which forces migrant farm workers' children out of school ......