California's education leaders are intent on changing the state's education department into an organization built around continuous improvement so it can better serve students and schools write Tom Torlakson and Glen Price.
A read of California's news outlets makes clear that the state is not going to accept President-elect Donald Trump's policies without a fight, particularly those on immigration.
In California, social emotional learning counts. As Daisy Gonzales writes, educators in the state are also exploring the link between emotional learning and test scores in subject areas.
I've written about California's exceptional education politics for years. Given the results of Tuesday's election, I've concluded that it's not only in education that the state is headed in a different direction than the rest of the country.
You'd think that people who read EdWeek wouldn't need a reminder to vote. But busy people often fail to vote because they didn't plan their day around this consequential duty.
New research from California's CORE data partnership illustrates the possibilities and the implementation challenges in multiple measure accountability.
Californians are expected to reinstate bilingual education. The vote is likely to be a milestone in the rise of Latino voting power. Bad news for Donald Trump; worse news for the GOP.
A new Learning Policy Institute Report tells us what we knew along. Supporting teachers and making their jobs decent will solve both the teacher shortage and teacher quality problems, writes Kristoffer Kohl.
Almost all the education wars are being fought on a very small battlefield. There's real carnage, but no winners. We should switch the reform fight to building a new learning system: Learning 2.0.
It's good to count parent engagement and school climate, says Sonya Heisters. So, California has taken a step in the right direction with its new accountability system.