Addressing the whole child encourages student engagement

A new survey and report released by education technology company GoGuardian aims to measure the most effective ways of engaging students in their learning by surveying more than 2,500 educators from all 50 states and 40 additional countries. The “2021–2022 State of Engagement Report” aims […]

Klamath-Trinity Joint USD program provides strong support for Native American students

CSBA is celebrating National Native American Heritage Month with stories of people and programs that uplift Native American students. Klamath-Trinity Joint Unified School District, located in the Six Rivers National Forest in the far reaches of northwest California, comprises just over 1,000 students attending seven […]

State audit finds P-EBT payments to families delayed; schools can help with communication

The results of a state high-risk audit were released Oct. 28 for the California Department of Social Services’ (CDSS) management of federal pandemic-relief funds for two food assistance programs: the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program, which issues […]

New guide offers LEAs best practices to improve foster youth outcomes

A new publication released this month from the Alliance for Children’s Rights shares the findings from a multiyear working group of California districts focused on improving educational outcomes for foster youth. “Best Practices Guide for Developing a District System to Improve Education Outcomes for Youth […]

Study on exclusionary discipline shows long-term negative effects on students

A new study from the American Institutes for Research examines the effects of the type and length of suspensions received by middle and high school students’ on their educational outcomes, their same-grade same-school peers’ educational outcomes and school climate. While an abundance of research has […]