Report outlines summer learning program recommendations

A place for fun, community building and learning, a summer program can help address students’ academic and social-emotional needs following pandemic disruptions. A new report, Summer 2022: How California schools are making the most of new increased state investments, released in January by the Partnership […]

CCEE details upcoming professional development opportunities for educators

Professional development opportunities were discussed throughout the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence’s governing board meeting on Feb. 2. Staff updated the board on the Learning Acceleration System Grant, which is meant to promote rapid improvement in student knowledge and skills following the pandemic, and related […]

Sacramento COE working to address adverse childhood experiences

The Sacramento County Office of Education is continuing years of efforts to address adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) as a partner organization with WellSpace Health, which was recently awarded a $1 million ACEs Aware grant from the California Department of Health Care Services.  ACEs are traumatic […]

California districts support African American student achievement in K-12 and beyond

February is Black History Month, but local educational agencies and organizations from around the state are taking steps to support African American students’ success year-round.   The barriers and systemic racism facing African American students throughout their educational journeys, such as lack of access to […]

Educator and author Brandon P. Fleming reminds AEC audience to lead with love in their work

CSBA’s 2022 Annual Education Conference and Trade Show in San Diego Dec. 1-3 attracted approximately 3,500 attendees, breaking recent attendance records, and included three insightful General Sessions. Nationally acclaimed educator and award-winning author of Miseducated, Brandon P. Fleming, reminded attendees of AEC’s First General Session […]

Encinitas Union SD receives CSBA’s inaugural Governance Team of the Year Award

Encinitas Union School District received CSBA’s inaugural Governance Team of the Year Award during the 2022 Annual Education Conference and Trade Show in December. The award is bestowed upon the board of a school district or county office of education that demonstrates exceptional governance culture […]

Sudden cardiac arrest in student athletes: What are schools’ responsibilities?

There is renewed attention on how quickly the health of athletes can change following the on-field collapse of NFL player Damar Hamlin on Jan. 2, when the Buffalo Bills safety suffered cardiac arrest during a game. In Hamlin’s case, those on the scene quickly sprung […]