Legislature honors California school district and COE boards with pair of resolutions

CSBA salutes the work of local school board and county board of education members all year round,, not just during National School Board Recognition Month. But January provided a special opportunity to highlight the important contributions school trustees make to public schools and student success. CSBA […]

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 […]

Survey finds most parents are happy with the quality of K-12 education

The majority of parents, both Democrat and Republican, are satisfied with the quality of education their children are receiving, according to an October report Parents Differ Sharply by Party Over What Their K-12 Children Should Learn in School from Pew Research Center. The report summarizes […]

CSBA talks emergency preparedness, cybersecurity with Cal OES officials

CSBA discussed school safety protocols and resources with California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) officials during the Oct. 24 webinar, “Saved by the Bell: Emergency response in California public schools.” While no one wants to think about worst case scenarios, planning for potential […]

Parents find post-pandemic hope in alternative education models, survey finds

Among the findings of the first installment of Tyton Partners’ School Disrupted 2022 series, Pandemic Driven Decline in K-12 Public School Enrollment Continues, is that a “seismic shift” has occurred in K-12 enrollment as some parents opt for homeschooling programs, charter or private schools to […]

National Hispanic Heritage Month: Grupo Folklórico San Ysidro has a rich past, present

Twenty years after its inception, Sweetwater Union High School District’s Grupo Folklórico San Ysidro is still impacting students through the art of dance. The group performed at CSBA’s 2021 Annual Education Conference and Trade Show before the event’s first keynote address and was well received […]

School Boards in Action: 5 Questions with Beverly Berryman, Fullerton SD

Beverly Berryman, board president, Fullerton School District What does your district have planned for the 2022–23 school year to foster learning recovery and educational advancements? Fullerton School District (FSD) began efforts to foster learning recovery prior to the ”return to normal” and is committed to […]