A teacher shortage looms. Residencies are a way to create a high quality, well-trained teacher corps. The legislature and governor should pony up.
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February 18, 2016
February 04, 2016
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.
February 01, 2016
On Tuesday, the CORE districts, which enroll more than 1 million California students, release their multiple-measure School Quality Improvement Index.
January 28, 2016
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.
January 25, 2016
I went looking for unicorns and found clever, friendly workhorses instead ... and a prophet in the desert. Notes from an edSurge summit.
January 13, 2016
L.A. Board votes to oppose charter plan and, as a new paper from Paul Hill and Ashley Jochim reveals, chartering is not about markets; it's all politics.
January 07, 2016
Now is the time, and California the place, to improve English Learner instruction, says contributing author Devin Corrigan. He offers five takeaways from recent research.
January 04, 2016
On New Year's Eve, the Los Angeles Times issued an editorial plea for cooperation rather than charter school warfare. Pleas won't help; the city needs a concrete plan that makes both charters and district schools thrive.
December 21, 2015
Teachers in some schools are exercising substantial authority over curriculum, budgeting, and evaluation, writes, Barnett Berry. And their number is increasing.
December 17, 2015
Big districts get all the attention. Their leaders make headlines. They 100,000+ students; 10,000+ teachers. What they often don't have is the best results for students, writes Arun Ramanathan.