Posted December 14, 2011 in Site Pages
The National Education Foundation awards close to 200 grants to support educators' efforts to close the achievement gaps, develop creative learning opportunities for students, and enhance their own professional...
Posted May 09, 2014 in Site Pages
Progress is mixed at the Los Angeles schools that Marshall Tuck oversaw until last August. While accurate that California schools are among the worst performing by national standards, Tuck’s ad does...
Posted May 19, 2014 in Site Pages
Opposing visions for education20140518
In next month's contest to lead the state's public schools, the two front-runners represent opposing forces within education over how best to improve student achievement.
Posted March 20, 2014 in Site Pages
California pension measure scrapped 20140314
SAN JOSE -- Mayor Chuck Reed on Friday abandoned what was supposed to be his crowing achievement, saying he had admitted defeat in his bid to get a statewide pension reform measure on the November bal...
Posted September 10, 2014 in Site Pages
Supporting teachers is the way
All students in California deserve great teaching. The recent Vergara lawsuit suggested that eliminating teachers' due process rights is the best way to achieve this. But if it were that simple, the highest...
Posted October 16, 2014 in the News
LAUSD regrouping after Deasy's departure
The end of Supt. John Deasy's dynamic and controversial 3 1/2 year reign over public schools in Los Angeles leaves school district
Posted March 23, 2012 in California Educator
Helping girls make better choices
Castro Valley High School senior Bianca Arias plans on becoming a nurse, and she has applied to several universities to achieve her goal. She gives much of the credit for her academic success to the...
Posted January 01, 2012 in California Educator
Hayward fights for a voice
When other groups initiate outreach in the community and don’t invite you, sometimes it is necessary to fight for a place at the table. After all, it is your community, and you are a stakeholder....
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