Carolyn Jones is a senior reporter at EdSource. She was a reporter for 17 years at the San Francisco Chronicle, where she covered local government, the environment, breaking news and other beats. She’s also worked at the Oakland Tribune and Hayward Daily Review.
All articles by Carolyn Jones
In Black Students of California United, youth lead the way for health and social justice
February 2, 2023
Monterey County program opens doors to careers in aviation - and the magic of flight
January 30, 2023
Teacher shortage, youth mental health and math scores are cause for concern, but some policies seem to be helping
January 26, 2023
Joshua Brown, 19, is one of only a handful of people in the nation known to have autism who hold public office.
January 12, 2023
Delays put more students at risk of falling seriously behind, advocates say.
December 19, 2022
Prop. 28 will provide about $1 billion each year in funding to California public schools, starting in 2023. Former Los Angeles Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner, a chief backer of the initiative, discusses how it will work.
December 5, 2022
As a filmmaker and advocate, the governor's spouse brought attention — and resources — to youth wellness.
November 21, 2022
Whether in person or online, tutoring is the only way students will catch up academically, panelists say.
November 17, 2022
California initiative will bring nearly $1 billion to K-12 schools for drama, music, art
November 8, 2022
New program teaches sign language to deaf children beginning in infancy.
November 8, 2022
A look at individual districts reveals a nuanced picture of Smarter Balanced test results.
October 26, 2022
Results from some of California's largest districts show that pandemic challenges lingered through 2022.
October 18, 2022
Inconsistent health education has left some students with little to no background in the risks of drug use.
October 5, 2022
Staff at Marchus School are also required to undergo training on positive discipline.
September 21, 2022
On-campus health clinics may boost attendance, reduce discipline rates and lower health costs, research shows