Critics charge DeVos is exploiting a national public-health crisis to promote her agenda of privatizing public education.
We bid a long goodbye to 2019’s education controversies with 10 Capital & Main stories that captured the year.
Where Elizabeth Warren and Gavin Newsom’s plans to reinvest in public schools most diverge is on funding mechanisms. Liz has one; Gavin doesn’t.
A Latinx novelist challenged Georgia Southern University students to think about their whiteness. They did, and the results were not pretty.
Armed with a state override of its rejected application, Promise Academy filed a new request. Then came the lawsuits.
It’s Betsy’s world and scholars just live in it.
Whistleblowers have accused staff at East Oakland’s Castlemont High of manipulating grades for nine students.
Researchers say low provider pay and low quality care are endemic to California’s patchwork childcare industry.
The packing of an education task force panel has diluted a highly anticipated Assembly bill reforming charter schools.
Aided by an incurious media, most Democratic presidential contenders have been allowed to slide around charter school issues.
There has been no shortage of charter school failures in California, and the rate of abrupt school closures is very high across the nation.
Unearthed emails reveal a cozy relationship between the L.A. schools superintendent and the charter school lobby.
Studies Weekly found hundreds of instances of racial bias and inaccuracies within its teaching materials, which are used in several states.
Will California fix charter authorizations? Also: Who killed L.A.’s school-tax measure?
Borders, boundaries and barriers have been a way of life in the lower Sacramento Valley since the Gold Rush days. The newest form of green line here is charter schools.
Federal data show that charter-school teachers leave charters at higher rates than at public schools.
Also this week: The public school racial wealth gap, charter school operators indicted for stealing millions and CSU applicants may be hit with higher fees.
Twenty-two charters — nearly all of them in high-poverty neighborhoods — accounted for 42 percent of L.A. charter schools’ nearly 3,700 suspensions last year.
A lawsuit alleges dozens of incidents involving the use of force, including special-needs students being picked up and pushed against walls or pinned to floors.