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Why Some California School Districts Are Changing How Students Earn Grades

Why Some California School Districts Are Changing How Students Earn Grades

Carolyn Jones And John Fensterwald, EdSource Some of California’s largest school districts are trying an unconventional tactic to help students re-engage in school after distance learning and boost their chances of acceptance into the state’s public colleges: by dropping D and F grades.   Los Angeles Unified, Oakland Unified, Sacramento City Unified, San Diego Unified […]

Keep local taxes for local schools – support proposed ballot measure

Keep local taxes for local schools – support proposed ballot measure

By John Fensterwald Credit: iStockphoto.com The parent activists who formed Educate Our State say it’s time for the state to stop robbing Peter to pay Paul. Peter, stuff in their view, for sale being the schools and the theft being billions in property taxes. The San Francisco-based parent organization is circulating an initiative for the November […]