Educational leaders are seeking ways to reduce the use of exclusionary discipline practices like out-of-school suspensions (OSS) and expulsions. These practices are associated with negative academic and life outcomes, are ineffective at reducing misbehavior, and are disproportionately applied to students of color and special education students. Finding better approaches to discipline is part of a broader goal of improving school climate. School climate is a concept that includes the quality of teaching and learning, community relationships, and organizational features of a school environment. Preventing misbehavior would likely improve school climate more than changing the school’s response after misbehavior occurs.
Schools across the nation are searching for a best way of educating together students with and without disa...
Read how Dinuba Unified, a small rural school district in Tulare County, transformed its labor-management practices by participating in the California Labor Management Initiative.
The PACCRAS Working Group has developed a roadmap to support California schools in helping their students earn the new California State Seal of Civic Engagement.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom's April 8, 2020 letter to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi requesting federal action in five areas, including education.
The personal and professional development of principals is a key element in creating a caring school in which adults and children feel welcomed, cared for, and challenged.
Educational leaders have long wrestled with how to help schools meet ambitious science, technology, education and mathematics (STEM) practice standards.
Schools across the nation are searching for a best way of educating together students with and without disabilities.
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This graphic is intended to show the network of state-funded support providers under the System of Support.
This draft of the 2018 Dashboard is subject to change before it is released to the public.
This booklet will help you understand how to find out about air quality in your area and protect your health.
California’s LCFF promised more resources to English learners, foster youth, and low-income students. How well is California’s education funding system delivering on that promise?
Examine how the nearly one million Black youth in California are faring from preschool through college.
It’s imperative that our schools not only welcome diversity in the classroom, but also teach students how to navigate an increasingly racially, ethnically and socioeconomically diverse society.