State superintendent's race turns angry. Trump says gender is all in the crotch. Math scores dive.
In final weeks of race, pro-charter forces fill the coffers. DeVos fails to kill student debt relief rule. The kids are alright with socialism.
A generational upsurge of public school walkouts. For San Jose teachers, home isn't where the NIMBYs are. Death of a black Humboldt State student.
Co-published by Newsweek "Is he threatening the Democrats?" asks former Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman about Brett Kavanaugh. "Is he threatening people who oppose his nomination? We don’t...
Whoever is elected Superintendent of Public Instruction in November will have a historic opportunity to correct the course of a system in which the public good...
Good news/bad news for state schools. Charter lobby's burned bridge problem. Austin Beutner ratchets up tensions with Los Angeles teachers.
Wanted: Black College Students (just not at our college). Diane Ravitch's Power Elitists. An inconvenient truth for LAUSD.
Why Betsy can't count. How school kids lost 11 million days of class. Will CAVA cave?
Tensions mount between L.A. teachers and the city's public school district. Betsy DeVos' No Gun Left Behind grants. Will California's charter school law be revised after...
LAUSD's empty chair. A prep academy shuts its doors. Reed Hastings helps launch a $200 million something.
Also in this week's column: Omarosa reveals Betsy DeVos' nom de Trump. Austin Beutner hires Chris Christie's Newark schools supe. Gary Hart's “legislative jiu-jitsu.”
DeVos takes an ax to student-loan forgiveness. A charter school folds in Los Angeles, while striking Banning teachers walk the line.
Flex Learning Options for Workers (FLOW), a new online addition to the 115-school community college system, is set to launch in fall, 2019.
A troubled charter-school advocate calls it quits -- but not before participating in a string of key policy votes.
A teachers' pension fund is in the money . . . Is a Kevin De León bill in the IRS's crosshairs? . . . The State...
If privatization is making American education the Wild West for those wishing to profit off children using public dollars, then Los Angeles Unified is its Tombstone.
Co-published by The American Prospect In the wake of the Janus ruling, well-funded right-to-work groups are preparing digital and door-to-door campaigns aimed at California’s public-sector workers.
According to Seattle University law professor Charlotte Garden, today’s Supreme Court decision won’t be the end of the legal assault on the public-sector labor movement.
The Los Angeles Unified School District has more homeless students than many school districts have in total enrollment. In response, the district has created some innovative...
In California, where 76 percent of its K-12 enrollment is students of color, diversifying public colleges and universities is a top priority.