How one rural California district is tackling student suicide prevention

Editor’s Note: September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. CSBA has invited a guest blogger working with real school districts to share their experience addressing students’ social-emotional needs. By Laurel Bear, Ph.D. A young district with 30,000 students, Twin Rivers Unified School District is celebrating […]

Education leaders gather in San Francisco for CSBA’s 2018 Leadership Institute

School board members, administrators, teachers and education advocates from across the state gathered at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco on July 13 and 14 for CSBA’s 2018 Leadership Institute to build skills, learn from experts and network. This year’s theme, “The Science of Leading […]

NAEP results show progress but achievement gaps persist

California received mixed results on this week’s release of national test scores known as the “nation’s report card,” showing modest gains compared to generally static national results. On the positive side, California showed some improvement in eighth- and fourth-grade reading on the National Assessment of […]

Engage and connect: 2015 Linked Learning Alliance Policy Convening

by Hilary McLean, Linked Learning Linked Learning is an approach to college and career readiness that integrates rigorous academics, sequenced technical training, work-based learning and personalized student supports that is most often provided through high school career pathways. The approach continues to grow in prominence […]