November 23, 2021 | EdSource

While literacy is often seen as a cornerstone to scholastic achievement, and many parents devote a lot of time and energy into nurturing their small child’s love of reading, studies show that mathematical reasoning ability may be even more crucial...

May 25, 2021 | EdSource

Given how many kindergartners struggled with remote learning this year and the many families who opted out of kindergarten during the pandemic, experts say it’s likely a lot of children might need to play catch-up this summer before heading into...

October 9, 2019 | CalMatters

Educational accountability is attracting a lot of political attention—or perhaps lip service—these days in California. Governor Gavin Newsom has signed two bills touted as bringing more accountability to education. Better tracking of how individual students are faring could, and perhaps...

June 20, 2019 | Capital & Main

Governor Gavin Newsom’s first education budget passed in the legislature last week.  The budget reflects a Prop. 98-mandated minimum increase, district relief for pension obligation paydown, investments in early learning, funds for special education, and facilities funding for full-day kindergarten...

January 29, 2019 | Stanford Radio: School's In

Getting Down to Facts II, a new report from PACE, contains findings from 35 separate studies that look at what’s working well and what needs to be improved about education in California today. In this episode of School’s In, Heather...