For many college students, hunger can ‘make it hard to focus in class’

As students enter college this fall, many will hunger for more than knowledge. Up to half of college students report that they were either not...

Many charter schools fail to disclose spending on low-income students, report says

By John Fensterwald EdSource The vast majority of California’s charter schools sampled for a study failed to fully disclose how they spent money on students targeted...

Opinion: Charter schools mask modern-day segregation

I'm suspicious of the whole charter school nonsense. Politicians calling for them as a way to fix the nation's public school system usually resort to...

Improving California school environments focus of pilot program

By David Washburn  Teachers and administrators throughout California will get additional training on how to improve school environments and implement alternatives to traditional discipline thanks...

USC professor leads chorus of objections to current student progress methods

John Fensterwald Mickhail Zinshteyn EdSource A group of education professors and dozens of student advocacy groups are urging California education officials to switch to a method that...

Former execs prevail in lawsuit alleging they were fired for whistleblowing

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The ex-superintendent of the Montebello Unified School District and another former executive were collectively awarded more than $3 million in...

LAUSD’s Ref Rodriguez pleads guilty in campaign money laundering case

Despite being re-elected to the Los Angeles Unified School District board back in 2017 by a board majority composed of charter schools proponents, Ref Rodriguez...

Montebello superintendent defends district, says audit findings will be investigated

A state audit team has recommended that the Los Angeles County District Attorney investigate Montebello Unified School District officials and employees for potential fraud...

Getting free college tuition in California: a quick guide

By Nico Savidge EdSource More than 1.3 million low- and middle-income students attend California’s public colleges and universities each year without having to pay tuition, thanks to...

California budget includes increase for infant and toddler care but not enough to meet...

By Ashley Hopkinson EdSource Despite pressure from early childhood advocates to invest close to a billion dollars in infant and toddler care in next year’s budget, the...