November 18, 2019 | CalMatters

Commentary regarding financial issues at the the Sacramento City Unified School District that references a PACE report.

November 15, 2019 | Marin Independent Journal

The elephant in the Marin taxpayers’ living room — burgeoning teacher pension costs at local public schools — is the subject of a new report by a Stanford-based policy group. The 20-page report, “The Canary in the Gold Mine: The...

November 14, 2019 | EdSource

The unexpected defeat in 2016 of a school parcel tax in wealthy Marin County and the near-defeat of another in the county that same year prompted a trio of authors to look into what had turned many voters against them...

November 8, 2019 | Politico

Sacramento City Unified's ongoing labor fight serves as a cautionary tale for other school districts in California that may have similar problems lurking in their finances, an education think tank says in a new report issued today.

October 27, 2019 | Diverse Education

Strategizing around how best to address policy makers on issues of access, student success and the impact of higher education, four prominent scholars gathered at New York University (NYU) on Friday to share their research.

October 23, 2019 | EdSource

The California School Boards Association and its partners last week took the next step toward putting a $15 billion tax initiative for K-12 schools and community colleges on the ballot, setting up the possibility that two competing tax measures will...

October 8, 2019 | CSBA Blog

As local educational agencies throughout California strive to boost student outcomes by way of continuous improvement strategies, a new research analysis of the state’s eight CORE districts explores which conditions best support that continuous improvement in districts and schools. The...

October 7, 2019 | EdSource

Advocates, leaders and researchers have been waiting for a long time to have an early childhood champion in the governor’s office. Now we finally have one. Gov. Gavin Newsom and the new California Legislature have a historic opportunity to put...

October 2, 2019 | LA Times

Half a century ago, the University of California helped catapult the SAT to a place of national prominence in the college admissions process when it began requiring all applicants to take the test and report their score. Now the UC...

September 27, 2019 | Capital & Main

Your DeVosian/Paleozoic outrage of the week: In a move widely condemned as an assault on university academic freedom, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos last week threatened to withhold Title VI monies from Duke University and the University of North...