After-school provider survey shows strong growth in programs from last year

The Afterschool Alliance released its Summer 2022 Outlook From Program Providers this month, which gives a glimpse of summer program trends and challenges. Part of its Afterschool in the Time of COVID-19 series, which has periodically checked in with providers throughout the pandemic, this seventh […]

Community schools can improve relationships and reduce achievement gaps, research shows

The U.S. Department of Education and the Learning Policy Institute on May 26 hosted a webinar, “Community Schools: An Evidence-based Whole Child Approach to Education,” with practitioners and researchers taking an in-depth look at how community schools can transform student learning and outcomes. Department of […]

That’s a wrap! Inclusion film camp in Solano County

By Lisette Estrella-Hernandez, Solano County Office of Education superintendent The Solano County Office of Education (SCOE) successfully partnered with the North Bay Regional Center to bring an Inclusion Film Camp to local neuro-diverse students at no cost to participants. For two weeks during the summer, […]

Tool measures how states are prioritizing social-emotional and academic development

A new tool developed by The Education Trust in collaboration with CASEL allows interested parties nationwide to view how their state is prioritizing students’ social-emotional and academic development (SEAD). The resource looks at what states have already done, and what they could potentially do, to […]

CDE task force, youth panel webinar aim to support Black students

This Black History Month, CSBA spotlights programs helping to close opportunity and achievement gaps. Efforts to support Black students and community members shouldn’t be exclusive to the month of February. Recognizing the systemic and institutional racism that has impacted the education and lives of Black […]

High-dosage tutoring best practices covered at webinar

Long recognized as a tool to help accelerate learning, tutoring has emerged as a precedented solution to the unprecedented disruptions the COVID-19 pandemic has had on students’ academic lives.  During the webinar, “Examining the Evidence: What We’re Learning From the Field About Implementing High-Dosage Tutoring Programs,” hosted by Education Week on Jan. 13, experts and […]