- Oregon students' math, reading skills plummet post-pandemic - Los Angeles Times
Testing from spring 2022 shows students who were already behind before the pandemic had the most learning loss but all children overall lost ground when compared with spring 2019 test scores, Oregon Department of Education >
Sep 23, 7:42 AM:
- Denver board approves charter school centering Black students
After the state ordered Denver to reconsider a charter school centering Black students and culture, the Denver school board Thursday approved the school to open next fall.
Sep 23, 7:29 AM:
- Public school enrollment down
Public school enrollment on Hawaii Island declined for a third straight year, according to data recently released by the Department of Education.
Sep 23, 7:26 AM:
- Arizona school choice expansion debate continues
Under the expansion, any K-12 student in Arizona, who opts out of public school, would get roughly $7,000 to use each year for private school tuition, home education, tutors, or any other approved educational expense.
Sep 22, 9:25 AM:
- 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:
- COVID relief money helps Colorado schools pay for math and reading curriculum
State officials announced Wednesday that 42 districts and 28 charter schools will receive grants to purchase reading curriculum for early elementary grades and math curriculum for elementary and middle school.
Sep 22, 9:13 AM:
- Oregon Moms Union's 'legislative priorities' call for school choice measures and parental rights
The leader of the union said, 'After years of saying no to parents, it’s far time for elected leaders to find ways to say yes'
Sep 22, 9:07 AM:
- Seattle teachers approve new contract following strike
Teachers in Seattle have approved a new, three-year contract following a strike that delayed the start of the school year in Washington state’s largest district.
Sep 21, 10:34 AM:
- Utah’s online schools boomed during the height of the pandemic. What’s happening now?
Here’s how other Utah virtual schools are doing, two years after students were forced to learn online in the spring of 2020 and many stayed out of classrooms that fall.
Sep 21, 10:33 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:
- 16,000 Idaho families to receive money from Empowering Parents Program
The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted educational learning across the country, Idaho included. As teachers, parents and guardians move to help students recover from this learning loss, they need access to additional support. The >
Sep 20, 9:32 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:
- Signature Drive Seeking to Halt Implementation of Universal School Choice in Arizona
Still, a growing number of parents demand a more significant voice and stake in their children’s education, even if it means taking them out of the system to attend a private or charter school, or home school.
Sep 15, 7:04 AM:
- Online school ORCA wins best public school award
The Oregon Charter Academy (ORCA), which has operated completely online for 17 years, recently won best public school overall, beating out more than 135 traditional public schools within the mid-valley region (Marion, Polk and >
Sep 15, 7:01 AM:
- School to start Wednesday in Seattle after weeklong strike
Classes will begin Wednesday in Seattle following a weeklong teachers strike that delayed the start of the new school year.
Sep 14, 5:21 AM:
- Montana education officials release math, reading scores
Scores were released for the federally mandated math and reading assessment tests from Montana's 2021-2022 academic year.
The required assessment measures math and reading or English language arts proficiency for students from >
Sep 14, 5:09 AM:
- Seattle teacher strike persists, no classes Monday
Students in Seattle on Monday will miss a fourth day of school as teachers strike over pay and classroom support.
The school district Sunday afternoon announced the cancellation of Monday classes and said negotiations with the >
Sep 12, 10:32 AM:
- Colorado Supreme Court to hear cases on charter schools, for-profit college
The Colorado Supreme Court has agreed to hear three cases implicating the government's ability to deny applications for charter schools and for Good Samaritans to receive compensation for injuries they suffer during a rescue. >
Sep 12, 10:29 AM: