Two Democrats, representing different education reform factions within the party, are facing off in the race for California school superintendent. And then, there is a wild-card candidate.
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May 14, 2014
May 09, 2014
The talk at the annual California EdSource conference underscores the differences between the reform approaches taken by the state and the national debate. The state has bet heavily on the Common Core and a new funding formula.
May 05, 2014
Gov. Jerry Brown has opened a window of opportunity for teachers to define and organize around teaching quality. It's an open question how California' teachers and their unions will respond.
May 01, 2014
Unionized teachers in California push to create "ideas" leadership that moves the practice of teaching without requiring them to leave the classroom.
April 18, 2014
4-16-14 Annotating the News: Students, counselors die in bus crash, Latino college enrollment, the Vergara trial, and school financing.
April 09, 2014
4-9-14: Brief comments on California's Local Control Funding, cracks in the Democratic Coalition, and Charter Schools
March 24, 2014
Following Gov. Jerry Brown's principle of subsidiarity, California enacted a Local Control Funding Formula. But it may be harder to implement than devise.