IQC discusses plans for future framework and instructional materials adoption projects

Media literacy resources and Model School Library Standards as they relate to curriculum framework revisions were among the topics discussed at the May 16 Instructional Quality Commission meeting. Commissioners also received an update on California Arts Education Framework implementation and information on the California Department […]

70 years after Brown v. Board of Education and desegregation in California

Even though the legacy of Brown v. Board of Education lives on in many school districts across the country, certain social and legal trends now pose an even greater threat to it. As we mark the 70th anniversary, it’s important to reflect on California’s role in school desegregation and the ongoing educational opportunities it offers to many students.

May Revise webinar breaks down budget proposals and their implications for LEAs

Experts from the California School Boards Association, Children Now and the education law firm Dannis Woliver Kelley dissected the Governor’s May Revision budget proposals during a May 15 webinar, “May Revise: Prop 98 under siege.”  As expected, Gov. Gavin Newsom’s decision to double down on […]

Asian American Pacific Islander Leaders Network offers support, community to Bay Area educators

Launched in 2022–23 to provide Bay Area educators professional development opportunities in a space that fosters inclusion and belonging, the Asian American Pacific Islander Leaders Network at Berkeley School of Education provides a supportive environment for those in the field while also addressing pandemic-related challenges and a national surge in anti-Asian hate.

Survey finds teachers are stressed due to student misbehavior and lack of parental support

Teachers across the country are overwhelmed and feeling burnt out, according to survey findings released by the Pew Research Center on April 4. More specifically, 77 percent of public K-12 teachers say their job is frequently stressful, 68 percent say it’s overwhelming, 70 percent say […]

Webinar addresses ins and outs of transition to CSBA County Board Member Services

On May 8, CSBA and county board representatives hosted the webinar, “CSBA leadership and Transitional Working Group discuss essential role of county boards,” to provide an overview of the transition from the California County Boards of Education (CCBE) to CSBA County Board Member Services (CBMS), […]