Data from the Los Angeles Unified School District show charter schools as missing their enrollment targets, raising new issues about how its 274 charters are regulated and overseen.
A teacher shortage looms. Residencies are a way to create a high quality, well-trained teacher corps. The legislature and governor should pony up.
His daughter set up a play classroom and exhibits an instinct for teaching. Arun Ramanathan asks whether he should encourage her.
Forget teacher layoffs. The balance of supply and demand has turned in California. Legislators want to change the incentives.
Recent federal and state laws have created an opportunity for stronger parent and family engagement in California schools. Contributing author Devin Corrigan cites two reports that suggest the opportunity is real, but so are the challenges.
Adaptive technology is either the holy grail or the fool's gold of the ed tech. A new report from EdSurge provides insight and a roadmap.
On Tuesday, the CORE districts, which enroll more than 1 million California students, release their multiple-measure School Quality Improvement Index.
The new Los Angeles school superintendent Michelle King has been both praised and criticized for her collaborative style. Guest contributor Ken Futernick, pushes back on the idea the collaboration spells weakness.
I went looking for unicorns and found clever, friendly workhorses instead ... and a prophet in the desert. Notes from an edSurge summit.
Advocates for the L.A. charter-centric reform plan, Great Public Schools Now, have pivoted toward aiding promising district-run schools. But first they need a fiscally sound school system.