This Week In California Education

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In This Week in California Education, EdSource editors and reporters discuss the most current issues in education across the state of California.

Episodios

  • Reflections on an insurrection, education predictions for 2021

    Reflections on an insurrection, education predictions for 2021

    08/01/2021

    This week, John and Ryan Smith, external officer for the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools, reflect on the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and its impact on students watching the event, and they share 2021 predictions of education in California.

  • An overdue present from Congress a site to honor inspiring teachers

    An overdue present from Congress; a site to honor inspiring teachers

    23/12/2020

    Leilani Aguinaldo of School Services explains new federal Covid aid for K-12; Teacher Stories website founder Ken Futernick tells how to express gratitude to teachers.

  • How Covid has upended lives of families and plans of college freshmen

    How Covid has upended lives of families and plans of college freshmen

    18/12/2020

    With the pandemic decimating family incomes, some students go to work instead of college; CSU counsels freshmen to stay in school, take a full course load.

  • What’s next for the new early education Master Plan?

    What’s next for the new early education Master Plan?

    11/12/2020

    We explore the ambitious goals of California's Master Plan for Early Learning and Care to expand preschool, child care and opportunities for dual-language learners.

  • California lawsuit charges ‘inequitable’ distance learning Chancellor Tim White’s exit interview

    California lawsuit charges ‘inequitable’ distance learning; Chancellor Tim White’s exit interview

    03/12/2020

    An attorney suing the state explains why distance learning is violating Black and Latino students' constitutional rights; departing CSU Chancellor Tim White looks back and ahead.

  • A daily dose of gratitude a Cabinet post for DACA’s implementer

    A daily dose of gratitude; a Cabinet post for DACA’s implementer

    25/11/2020

    Listen to high school students read gratitude notes to classmates; meet Alejandro Mayorkas, Joe Biden's nominee to run Homeland Security; he crafted the DACA program.

  • Surprise: a big windfall for California schools Rx for reviving civics education

    Surprise: a big windfall for California schools; Rx for reviving civics education

    20/11/2020

    LAO's deputy analyst on why K-14 schools can expect a big surplus, not cuts, next year. Plus, a study confirms schools minimize civics ed – at their peril.

  • Joe Biden’s transition team goes to work purple haze falls on Elk Grove

    Joe Biden’s transition team goes to work; purple haze falls on Elk Grove

    13/11/2020

    This week: Martha Kanter, the former undersecretary of education, discusses Joe Biden's higher ed goals. Elk Grove Supt. Elk Grove sees "purple" further delaying school reopening.

  • Election post-mortem on Props 15  16, taxes and affirmative action

    Election post-mortem on Props 15 & 16, taxes and affirmative action

    07/11/2020

    This week, we delve into results of Props 15 & 16 and speculate on a Biden presidency with USC's Pedro Noguerra, union President Jeff Freitas, LA Partnership's Ryan Smith.

  • Why high schools steer clear of Biden-Trump reopening in Capistrano

    Why high schools steer clear of Biden-Trump; reopening in Capistrano

    30/10/2020

    This week: Distance learning compounds challenges of teaching a divisive presidential race. Also, how the children returned in Capistrano.

  • If Prop. 16 passes, how might it make a difference for K-12 and CSU?

    If Prop. 16 passes, how might it make a difference for K-12 and CSU?

    23/10/2020

    This week, we explore implications of Prop. 16, rescinding the ban on affirmative action, on funding, hiring, and diversity for K-12 and CSU.

  • With cameras running, an Orange County high school reopens principals answer the call

    With cameras running, an Orange County high school reopens; principals answer the call

    16/10/2020

    An Orange County principal explains how his high school met multiple challenges to reopen; UCLA Prof. John Rogers on principals' unheralded responses to Covid-19.

  • Distance learning: An EdSource poll, a parent’s lament, a teacher’s tips

    Distance learning: An EdSource poll, a parent’s lament, a teacher’s tips

    09/10/2020

    This week: EdSource's poll on distance learning (low marks from parents); excerpts from a frazzled mom's diary and a teacher's techniques to motivate kids.

  • Drilling down on Prop. 15 treating wildfires’ trauma on children

    Drilling down on Prop. 15; treating wildfires’ trauma on children

    02/10/2020

    This week: opposite views on Prop. 15, an initiative to raise commercial property taxes, and a look at wildfires' lingering trauma on kids.

  • On the hazards of returning to K-12 campuses, and declining community college enrollments

    On the hazards of returning to K-12 campuses, and declining community college enrollments

    26/09/2020

    Teachers union insists Covid-19 protections must be in place; leader of state's largest community college hopes students can rebound in the spring.

  • Colleges brace for rising anxiety and depression amid pandemic

    Colleges brace for rising anxiety and depression amid pandemic

    11/09/2020

    Humberto Hernandez, a psychologist at Cerritos College, explains how that college is expanding teletherapy to help students deal with financial, academic and life challenges; Camille Horrigan-Slajus, a psychology major at Santa Monica College, tells how Active Minds, a national organization that focuses on young people’s wellbeing, is encouraging students to seek services that are available.

  • Chico State’s failed reopening Assemblywoman Shirley Weber’s hope for ethnic studies

    Chico State’s failed reopening; Assemblywoman Shirley Weber’s hope for ethnic studies

    04/09/2020

    Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson discusses a doomed effort to reopen amid Covid-19; Assemblywoman Shirley Weber celebrates the passage of ethnic studies.

  • Counties go on and off the Covid list contention over Zoom cameras on kids

    Counties go on and off the Covid list; contention over Zoom cameras on kids

    28/08/2020

    We explore: Should teachers require kids to keep Zoom cameras on? Also, two county superintendents on opposite ends of the Covid watch list.

  • Coronavirus compounds education challenges in Central Valley

    Coronavirus compounds education challenges in Central Valley

    14/08/2020

    Don Shalvey of San Joaquin A+ talks about how to increase college attainment, and Brian Biederman, the new superintendent of Stockton Unified, says distance learning is going well, but 8 to 10 percent of students not accounted for on online rolls.

  • Bargaining over distance learning prepping the next student leaders

    Bargaining over distance learning; prepping the next student leaders

    07/08/2020

    How San Juan Unified and its teachers reached a deal on distance learning and how Ed 100 is inspiring student leaders.

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