IQC discusses plans for future framework and instructional materials adoption projects

Media literacy resources and Model School Library Standards as they relate to curriculum framework revisions were among the topics discussed at the May 16 Instructional Quality Commission meeting. Commissioners also received an update on California Arts Education Framework implementation and information on the California Department […]

New PACE resources cover the benefits of dual enrollment, students’ college preparedness

Almost 63 percent of California high school seniors felt prepared to begin college and two-thirds were satisfied with the advising they received regarding higher education, Policy Analysis for California Education’s (PACE) brief “The Transition to College: Voices From the Class of 2023,” released in March.

Large school districts face minimal competition for students

Majority of the 125 largest school districts in the United States face little competition for their students, according to the Thomas B. Fordham Institute’s December report, The Education Competition Index: Quantifying competitive pressure in America’s 125 largest school districts. Public school systems compete with other […]

California recognized for effective measurement of college and career readiness

In a March 2023 report, All4Ed found that since the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act in 2015, the majority of states have incorporated college and career readiness indicators into their school accountability systems. The report, Undermeasuring: College and Career Readiness Indicators May Not […]