Data and Evaluation: Spotlight on Chronic Absenteeism Toolkit

PACE research is featured in a repository on chronic absenteeism created by the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence (CCEE). The collaborative offers toolkits, materials and other resources. The two PACE research briefs related to chronic absenteeism are: PACE’s analysis of...

California State Legislature Resolution Recognizing Dr. Loeb

Congratulations to Dr. Susanna Loeb! A joint resolution of the California State Legislature is passed recognizing Dr. Loeb for 20 years of contributing to California Education. The resolution is signed by Senator Ben Allen, of the 26th Senatorial District, and...

Can Social-Emotional Skills Drive Continuous Improvement?

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) has become a pillar of innovative learning. In California, we have started a thoughtful conversation on how managing emotions, setting positive goals, showing empathy for others, and maintaining positive relationships connects to overall educational success. California's...

The PACE Perspective on the 'The California Way'

By Daisy Gonzales This is one of the most exciting, daunting and critically important moments in California's education policy history. We are all in uncharted territory. Policymakers and educators at all levels of the system are wrestling with the virtually...

Strategic Student Teaching Placement

John Krieg
Roddy Theobald

A considerable body of evidence suggests that the market for educators is “local” in the sense that teachers are more likely than other professionals to be hired into schools near their original hometowns. Evidence from New York State shows teachers...