CDE offers resources for handling students’ post-pandemic behavioral issues

The California Department of Education recently released guidelines to support local educational agencies grappling with an uptick in student misbehavior that emphasize counseling over suspension and other punitive discipline. After more than a year of social isolation and trauma, teachers, education officials and student advocates […]

Reports highlight concerns with increased monitoring of student activity online

The Center for Democracy & Technology released a pair of reports on Sept. 21 detailing the concerning use of online monitoring software that can track student activity on devices like laptops or tablets, during a time when remote learning was the only educational option available […]

New CDE enrollment data shows noteworthy new trends

Significant enrollment declines in K-12 schools nationwide have generated conversations around the repercussions they have for public education. According to federal data, K-12 public school enrollment declined 3 percent across the United States over the past year. In May, the California Department of Education released […]

CTC discusses pathways for early childhood education teachers

The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing convened on the final day of September, discussing the establishment of multiple accessible pathways for a permit or credential authorizing service in state preschool and universal transitional kindergarten, as well as a report on California Teacher Preparation Programs for […]