July 2, 2021 | EdSource

Special education in California has been showered with more than $1 billion in new state and federal money in recent weeks, enough to potentially transform a system that’s been underfunded for decades. Advocates were thrilled with the funding windfall, but...

June 9, 2021 | Ther Mercury News

Governor Gavin Newsom and the Legislature have the resources needed to take bold action on youth homelessness. Thanks to significant growth in the state’s economy and federal stimulus funds, California policymakers have funding to create housing for young people who...

May 14, 2021 | Voices of San Diego

Research from Policy Analysis for California Education "shows significant impacts to learning related to the COVID-19 school disruptions, with a larger effect among low income and English learner students," according to an analysis of the learning loss bill.

In a when the usual summer slide in learning has stretched into a school-year slide, librarians say it is more important than ever to make reading a part of every child’s summer, especially underserved children and teens.

April 30, 2021 | The Free Lance-Star

THe ability to read fluently and comprehend what you read is, hands down, the most important academic skill a child needs to master to be successful in school and later in adult life. There is no substitute for a lack...