What sets the stage for student learning? EdSource reports on major school reform initiatives rooted in improving the physical, emotional and behavioral health of children and teens. Strategies include social and emotional skill-building, trauma-informed teaching and school-based health centers. The goal: Attendance improves, discipline referrals fall, teen pregnancy rates drop and engagement in learning increases.
Completing college while staying at home can provide just as many opportunities and rewards as going away to a distant campus.
José Luis Ruiz Arévalos thought he would be in Mexico for six days. Instead, he was forced to stay out of the country for almost four years, disrupting his kids' education.
California has launched an initiative to end the incarceration of girls and young women after finding success with a pilot based in Santa Clara County.
Schools can make a dent in chronic absenteeism rates if they go about it the right way.
There are myriad ways in which schools can engage students and their communities by celebrating diverse cultures.
Arts education could be an engine to spark family engagement in the school system, experts say.
Members of the California Student Journalism Corps asked students their thoughts about safety on their college campuses.
Disruptions wrought by the pandemic may be leading the education world toward a watershed moment, some say, a time to rebuild the critical connection between families and schools.
The end of the state's Covid-19 state of emergency this month effectively ends plans to require kids to be vaccinated against the virus.
Strong parent-teacher partnerships and evidence-based reading strategies are key, panelists said at a roundtable hosted by EdSource.
Arts advocates point to the power of the arts to boost the state's student achievement and buttress social-emotional well-being.
See what education leaders are saying about the governor’s plan to fund education in the coming year.
Leaders representing all segments of California's education system share their reactions to the governor’s proposed 2023-24 budget for the state's K-12 public schools.
Leaders representing all segments of California’s education system share their reactions to the governor’s 2023-24 January budget proposal for early education.
Substitute teachers became harder to find after the Covid-19 pandemic closed classrooms, but higher pay and fewer requirements are making the job more attractive.