Time to End California’s Conflicting... →
EdSource Extra! - Californians can’t be blamed for being confused about whether their schools are doing well or badly. That’s because for the past decade Californians have lived with two conflicting ways of holding schools accountable for the performance of their students—a state and a federal one.
Duncan's call for $150,000 teacher salaries a... →
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan’s call for a dramatic boost in teacher salaries comes at a time when many teachers in California are experiencing lower compensation as a result of cuts in school funding.
Down But Not Out: California’s Largest School... →
California’s grim economic environment has hit public summer school programs hard, to the detriment of the most disadvantaged students. At the same time, several districts are expanding their programs and others are innovating in some surprising ways.
Middle Grades Action Kit - Presentation →
You can use this PowerPoint presentation to lead staff conversations in your district or school about the practices and examples in the Middle Grades Action Kit for Superintendents and Principals. You can adapt the presentation to suit local needs.
California’s Math Pipeline: Success Begins Early →
MATH SUCCESS BEGINS EARLY - Dramatic gaps in the fundamental math skills of California’s student populations seen as early as 2nd grade and the gaps tend to persist over time.