Seventy-five percent of districts identified for differentiated assistance are not making progress for students with disabilities in the area of academics, suspension/expulsion and/or graduation rates. Data shows we have not delivered on the educational promise for all students. This session provides updates to California’s structure for differentiated assistance in special education and how districts can access resources, support and assistance as well as ACSA sponsored networks of support and coordinated discussions with respected practitioners. Audience will be asked to share challenges and needs in providing a coordinated, coherent, educational system for all students at all levels. Maureen Burness SPP-TAP Facilitator, SPP-TAP TA Facilitator Co-Director, Statewide Special Ed Task Force Speakers avatar for Heather DiFede Heather DiFede SELPA Director, East County SELPA Dr. Karla Estrada Director, California Collaborative for Educational Excellence Ed MANANSALA County Superintendent of Schools, El Dorado County Jason Willis Director of Strategy & Performance, WestEd
Asian American site leaders from ACSA Regions 2, 4, 5 and 6 gathered to share their personal stories and en...
In Panorama’s work with thousands of schools across the country, they’ve seen districts track achievement gaps, discipline disproportionality, and the diversity of the student population.
During Keannu Linnell’s sophomore year, the junior-varsity quarterback was diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Peninsula Union School District Superintendent-Principal Lark Doolan is the first openly transgender public school superintendent in the country.
Asian American site leaders from ACSA Regions 2, 4, 5 and 6 gathered to share their personal stories and engage in discussions about navigating specific road blocks to their success.
An estimated 2,000 undocumented immigrant children have been separated from their families along the southwest United States border and placed in facilities that have been described as “cages."
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?
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a federal district court ruling that school-sponsored prayer, Bible readings and proselytizing at school board meetings are unconstitutional.
This checklist provides a brief description of mandates to ensure your LEA is in compliance with AB 699.
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.
Why cultural representation matters—and how principals and administrators can build a diverse pipeline.
Media impacts every aspect of our lives, specifically affecting how we relate to, learn about, and interact with the people around us.
State lawmakers have indefinitely extended previously approved limits on disciplining students for defiance and disruption and have expanded the list of issues that may be addressed through the UCP.
On June 25, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Epidiolex to treat two types of pediatric epilepsy.
With criterion-referenced tests, each person’s performance is compared directly to the standard, without considering how other students perform on the test.
AALRR provides legal tools and practical guidance to achieve excellence.
In California, the number of students of color and low-income who are admitted to and complete college are still too few.
Gary Howard speaks about what the current political and educational climate means for progress toward educational equity.
Positive relationships can lead to better educational outcomes for adolescent students.
MeTEOR Education discusses emotional intelligence and its effects in the classroom and in the long run for students.