Award-Winning Teacher Introduces STEM Education To Younger StudentsAward winning educator Carlos Lauchu shares his keys to developing middle school students who excel in STEM education.
Common Core Challenges Bay Area Teacher To Change StrategyChris Stone, a fifth grade teacher at Buri Buri Elementary School, has had a passion for teaching at a young age and has challenged some of education's ideologies as well.
New Technology Program Challenges Conventional TeachingMany educators are taking a closer look at methods like Design Thinking as a teaching tool that can reach beyond the classroom by helping students build lifelong-thinking skills.
Cursive Writing Strengthens Cognitive Development In California School DistrictAnn-Mari Howard, a third grade teacher, says there are a number of reasons why the skill of handwriting is and should remain a valuable part of the California curriculum.
Fresno’s Public Schools Make Students The Teachers With New TechnologyOpenEd allows students to become their own teachers, encouraging them to think outside the box for anything they're assigned.
Art And Math Program Creates Opportunities In Architectural DesignDrawing success through art and math is a winning combo for Folsom Cordova Unified School where 12 local student teams competed in a design and engineering program.
Los Angeles Students Solve Social Issues In Aspen ChallengeSocial concerns of water sustainability, climate change, bullying, alcohol abuse, and public health problems are highlighted at the Aspen Challenge for practical solutions.
ACLU: California Schools Failing English Learners In 252 DistrictsFigures reported by the school districts ranged from Los Angeles Unified School District, which failed to educate 4,150 of 194,904 English learners, to Twain Harte-Long Barn Union Elementary in the Sierra foothills that failed to educate its one English learner, according to the ACLU.
California High School Dropout Rate Tops 18 PercentA new study says three out of four California students graduated high school last year but a significant number of blacks, Hispanics and English learners failed to complete their schooling.
California Lists 110 School Districts In Financial TroubleState education officials are reporting that about 30 percent of California students attend schools in 110 districts that are in serious financial trouble.
Calif. Dept. Of Education Threatens To Cancel IBM ContractThe state Department of Education is threatening to cancel the remainder of a $13.9 million contract with IBM after repeated failures in the statewide student tracking system the company created to help California comply with the federal No Child Left Behind Act.