- Learning loss continues to manifest
Test scores released this month showed 72% of students failed to meet California math standards, worse by 5 percentage points from the pre-pandemic school year of 2018-19. For English standards, 58% failed to meet state standards, >
Sep 22, 9:17 AM:
- S.F. schools welcome 1,000 more students than expected this year: ‘An optimistic sign’
San Francisco schools saw about 1,000 more students than expected this fall, a slowing of a financially devastating decline in enrollment and bolstering hopes that fewer families will flee the district in the wake of the pandemic. >
Sep 21, 10:29 AM:
- California poll finds parents leaving traditional public for charter schools
More than one in four California parents have switched their child’s school during the pandemic with most transferring from traditional public to charter schools, according to the 2022 PACE/USC Rossier Poll.
Sep 20, 9:42 AM:
- Orange County Board of Ed to hold special forum on charter schools
The Orange County Board of Education, tasked with supporting public schools, is hosting a forum on a specific type of institution: charters.
Sep 20, 9:23 AM:
- New charter school may be coming to Panama Buena Vista district
The issue of opening charter schools has been at the forefront of the education debate in Kern County for years, but it’s still a fairly new concept that leaves people on both sids of the aisle at odds.
Sep 15, 7:06 AM:
- Parents have new back-to-school list amid COVID, year three
Many parents — especially those in hard-hit Latino and Black Los Angeles communities — are still grappling with grief from losing loved ones and are alarmed by relaxed safety measures in schools. Among the unmet needs they see in >
Aug 12, 10:10 AM:
- LAUSD chief promises expanded early education, more bus seats and other ‘swift’ changes
Los Angeles Supt. Alberto Carvalho, in his first back-to-school address, pledged Monday to bring rapid progress to the nation’s second-largest school district, which has long struggled to make modest, consistent gains.
Aug 9, 9:00 AM:
- Plumas Charter celebrates new school with open house
Plumas Charter School invites students, parents and the public to take a tour and celebrate the completion of the new school at 1425 E. Main Street in Quincy. The ribbon cutting ceremony and reception will be held on Wednesday, >
Aug 9, 8:45 AM:
- L.A. schools drop aggressive COVID-19 safety rules
Los Angeles Unified school leaders on Tuesday officially stepped back from COVID-19 safety protocols that have been among the most far-reaching in the country, choosing instead to mirror current county requirements and join most >
Aug 3, 8:18 AM:
- Vallejo, Richmond charter school workers form rare union with IWW
A charter school network with schools in both Vallejo and Richmond recognized a new union of faculty and support staff earlier this year, one of few charter schools to form a union in California and the first in the U.S. to be >
Jul 28, 10:17 AM:
- California schools have seen huge enrollment declines. Where are all the students?
California's K-12 enrollment decline of more than 270,000 students since the pandemic began is largely attributable to people leaving the state, not enrolling children in transitional kindergarten or kindergarten, or deciding to >
Jul 27, 8:10 AM:
- Will California’s $4.1-billion bet on ‘community schools’ transform K-12 education?
This plan dramatically expands the traditional definition of a public school, overhauling campuses into neighborhood centers that seek to comprehensively meet the needs of students.
Jul 21, 7:52 AM:
- Mask mandates return to California schools
- Jul 19, 8:17 AM: Effective July 18, several California educational institutions have reinstated indoor mask mandates as a result of rising COVID-19 cases.
- Teachers Unions Are Why More Parents Want School Choice
- > Jul 18, 8:12 AM: Los Angeles and the country’s other major liberal urban and suburban areas, in alliance with teachers unions, perpetrated what The Atlantic recently called “the biggest disruption in the history of American
- Schools have spent little to address COVID learning loss
- > Jul 18, 8:02 AM: This despite data that indicates that learning slowed, especially among the youngest students, and gaps in achievement between Black and Hispanic students and their white and Asian peers widened during distance learning in
- CA budget allots funds to teach kids financial literacy in K-12 schools
- > Jul 13, 7:03 AM: The funds will go to the California Department of Education to develop curriculum for financial literacy courses for K-12 schools. It is part of $3.5 billion granted to the Department of Education to develop curriculum on a number
- Charter School Foundation awards scholarships
- > Jul 8, 9:03 AM: The Charter School of Morgan Hill Foundation has awarded scholarships to graduating high school students who are alumni of the Charter School of Morgan Hill, for use in their pursuit of undergraduate degrees at their chosen
- Masks will not required be in K-12 public schools for new school year in California
- Jul 7, 5:47 AM: The California Department of Public Health has issued new COVID-19 guidelines for the upcoming K-12 school year.
- Charter schools, abundant in California, could be a Supreme Court target
- Jun 29, 3:04 PM: Experts disagree on whether the Court will take aim at charter schools.
- Charter School Focused On Construction Field Going Up In Sacramento
- Jun 8, 10:12 AM: The soon-to-be charter school wants to expose students to higher education, but if college isn’t an interest, you can explore jobs within the construction trade.