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  • Why California is investing over $200 million in vocational education - CNBC
    published on Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:50:13 GMT
    CNBCWhy California is investing over $200 million in vocational educationCNBCMore Americans are going to college than ever before. The most recent census found that 33.4 percent of adults over the age of 24 have earned a bachelor's degree or more. Kurt Bauman, Chief of the Education and Social Stratification Branch for the U.S. ......
  • Three crucial debates to follow at September's California State Board of Education meeting - Los Angeles Times
    published on Wed, 13 Sep 2017 12:00:37 GMT
    Los Angeles TimesThree crucial debates to follow at September's California State Board of Education meetingLos Angeles TimesThe California Department of Education was supposed to release the latest testing data in late August. But a few days before the scheduled date, staffers said the release would be postponed indefinitely due to “data issues” — specifically, a problem ...and more »...
  • 'Heartbreak' for California Board of Education member: Focusing on compliance instead of equity - Los Angeles Times
    published on Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:57:10 GMT
    Los Angeles Times'Heartbreak' for California Board of Education member: Focusing on compliance instead of equityLos Angeles TimesThe California State Board of Education had been focused for hours on how to meet requirements to help its lowest performing schools and districts. But after long, jargon-laden discussions about “building capacity” and “creating new systems,” board ......
  • California school suspends boy for "terroristic" threat - Education Week (subscription)
    published on Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:27:31 GMT
    California school suspends boy for "terroristic" threatEducation Week (subscription)MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — The parents of a 5-year-old boy in central California say their son's school suspended him for a day for allegedly making a "terroristic" threat when he told his teacher there was a bomb in his backpack. Sacramento television ...and more »...
  • California's education chief calls DACA decision 'mean-spirited' - Los Angeles Times
    published on Tue, 05 Sep 2017 15:50:51 GMT
    Los Angeles TimesCalifornia's education chief calls DACA decision 'mean-spirited'Los Angeles TimesCalifornia's top education official denounced Trump decision to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. “Our country made an honest deal with these students — study hard, earn your degree and you will get a fair chance to compete ...Understanding DACA and education in California: a quick guideEdSource5 Questions About DACA AnsweredNPRall 9,891 news articles&...
  • California's education plan must be more transparent about student performance - EdSource
    published on Tue, 12 Sep 2017 15:08:00 GMT
    EdSourceCalifornia's education plan must be more transparent about student performanceEdSourceOn Wednesday, the State Board of Education is meeting to approve California's final plan to the federal government under the Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA. My organization has several concerns about the draft plan, as we noted in a letter to the ...and more »...
  • When it comes to affordable college education, conservative Tennessee has so-called progressive California beat - Los Angeles Times
    published on Mon, 11 Sep 2017 07:05:56 GMT
    Los Angeles TimesWhen it comes to affordable college education, conservative Tennessee has so-called progressive California beatLos Angeles TimesCalifornia's Democratic politicians and activists talk big about being so-called progressives. But on one thing, they're downright reactionary when compared with hard-right Tennessee. Tennesseans voted in landslide numbers — roughly 61% of them — for ......
  • East Coast experts criticize California's plan to satisfy a federal education law - Los Angeles Times
    published on Thu, 24 Aug 2017 17:59:02 GMT
    Los Angeles TimesEast Coast experts criticize California's plan to satisfy a federal education lawLos Angeles TimesCalifornia's proposed plan to satisfy a major federal education law is falling short, according to a new report. While the report by the Boston-based nonprofit Bellwether Education Partners praises the state's Every Student Succeeds Act plan for using ...and more »...
  • Talking sense into the California Board of Education: Mission Impossible - OCRegister
    published on Thu, 07 Sep 2017 13:02:36 GMT
    OCRegisterTalking sense into the California Board of Education: Mission ImpossibleOCRegisterThe Sacramento Bee is reporting that California's new history and social science framework, passed by the state Board of Education last year, recommends against the longtime tradition of building miniature replicas of the state's Spanish colonial ......
  • Gubernatorial candidate John Chiang speaks at UC Berkeley on housing crisis, education - Daily Californian
    published on Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:16:17 GMT
    Daily CalifornianGubernatorial candidate John Chiang speaks at UC Berkeley on housing crisis, educationDaily CalifornianCalifornia State Treasurer and 2018 gubernatorial candidate John Chiang came to UC Berkeley on Monday evening to speak on his vision for California's future. The event, hosted in partnership by the Berkeley Forum and the Goldman School of Public Policy ...and more »...