Healthy Kids survey highlights particular struggles of transgender youth

Research shows that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning or queer (LGBTQ) youth are at high risk for bullying and violence victimization, poor mental health, alcohol and other drug use, and poor academic performance. A 2019 report “Understanding the Experiences of LGBTQ Students in California” […]

Asian American educators share experiences for AAPI Month webinar

A panel of educators shared their affirming experiences in the field, ways they worked to create inclusive environments and challenges they’ve encountered during a webinar, Learning in community with Asian American educators,” hosted by the UCLA Center for the Transformation of Schools on May 25 […]

Sharing stories and recognizing different cultures in the Asian American community

The Orange County Department of Education on May 24 hosted an online colloquium in recognition of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, “Know My Name, Face and Story.” The forum brought together a panel of distinguished speakers who shared their personal stories and perspectives […]

CSBA President statement on fatal school shooting at Robb Elementary School

“We are devastated by the massacre that occurred at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, killing 21 people, including 19 students and two teachers. Our children have had to bear so much in recent years and it’s heartbreaking to see their trauma compounded by such […]

CSBA and ACSA raise CALPADS issues with California Department of Education

In response to concerns raised by members in early May, CSBA and the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) a letter  to Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond and the California Department of Education concerning issues in the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) system. […]