This Nov. 8, one of the most important issues facing voters in California is the continued funding of public education. Of
“The problems that have been very high-profile in the campus sexual assault arena aren’t problems in a vacuum.”
State legislatures have been called the laboratories of America's democracy, and California is the largest laboratory we've got. As state policymakers move forward in the Every Student Succeeds Act era, strategic investments in reading during the K-4 years will pay big dividends for generations.
We have often stated in this and other venues that the US as a whole, and each state in particular, needs to accelerate the growth of college-educated graduates in order to meet the demand of its industries and remain globally competitive.
On September 09, 2015, California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson released California's Smarter Balanced results, which comprise the largest component of the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CASPP).
The two men, both Democrats, have raised almost the same amount of campaign money and spent about the same during the first
If you haven't been inside your child's classroom lately, find some time to go look around. Take note of what's lacking. And if you can afford to in even the smallest way, improve it.
On the same day that California Governor Jerry Brown released his revised state budget proposal, a new State Preschool Yearbook looking at California's early learning programs found that our state is moving in the wrong direction.
Through these proposals, we can provide every four-year-old with high-quality pre-k and serve more of our most vulnerable infants and toddlers with evidence-based, comprehensive services that they need to thrive.