November 22, 2020 | USA Today

As the pandemic rages mostly unchecked in much of the country, some of these families wonder if they’re being punished for choosing to keep their kids home. Providing an equal education to kids learning in person and to those learning...

November 20, 2020 | Texas Tribune

A summer of delay and inconsistency from state political and education leaders left Texas schools little time to prepare for an academic year with millions of students learning from home. Now many of those kids are failing through no fault...

November 18, 2020 | CalMatters

Citing California’s fastest increase yet in new coronavirus cases, Gov. Gavin Newsom pulled an “emergency brake” on the state’s reopening plan, directing 39 counties to regress into more restrictive tiers. Around 94% of the state’s residents now live in the...

November 16, 2020 | EdSource

Organizers of an ambitious “cradle to career” education data system for California are preparing to wrap up an intensive year-long effort and send key recommendations for its design to Gov. Gavin Newsom and the Legislature for the next phase of its development—one...

November 13, 2020 | KQED

As coronavirus cases spike across California, Bay Area school districts continue to weigh when and how to reopen. San Jose Unified School District recently announced plans to open classrooms in January; Oakland Unified has yet to set a date. But...

November 12, 2020 | LA School Report

Californians have long complained that the state doesn’t adequately fund education. But last week, they still opted not to amend a 40-year-old property tax formula that could have added roughly $4 billion a year to the state’s education budget. Proposition 15...

November 12, 2020 | CalMatters

Voters narrowly defeated Proposition 15, the tax measure that aimed to eliminate decades-long protections for commercial properties – dashing hopes of billions of dollars flowing into California’s cash-strapped public schools and community colleges in the coming years.

November 10, 2020 | Los Angeles Times

Cal State Universities' bold decision last spring to decide to keep students online in the fall provided certainty during the early tumultuous months of the pandemic. A CSU years-long initiative to increase graduation rates has built momentum that students did not want...

November 5, 2020 | EdSource

Students at Ánimo Ellen Ochoa Charter Middle School in East Los Angeles are learning at one-and-a-half to two times the pace of their grade-level peers, based on their state standardized (CAASPP) test scores for the last three years compared to...