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This week Louis and John focus on money matters — Gov. Brown's sending $1B to schools...in 2 years, what President Trump's budget means for California and Congress restores Pell grants for summer school. Plus predictions for next week!
No matter what your job is, it’s an chance to connect and come together. If you want to use your work for others, check out four ways you can give back at work.
A closer look at the charter school wars in Los Angeles, in light of the run-off elections on Tuesday for the two remaining undecided seats on the Los Angeles Unified Board of Education.
How can you celebrate Peace Officers Memorial Day and National Police Week and pay homage to officers around the country? Here are some ideas to get started.
Storytelling is powerful, and it has enormous benefits in store for you and those around you. Today we're going to talk about how storytelling can impact your life.
In this week's episode: California Department of Ed taking advantage of the Trump admin's more hands-off approach to education, CA Charter School Association flexing its muscles politically, a new partnership between Khan Academy and offices of education in Southern California
Today can be an opportunity to plant the seed of altruism. If you want to make your May Day meaningful, check out these ideas for how to share the gift of altruism today.
Executive Director Louis Freedberg, and Editor-at-Large John Fensterwald take on the new push in the Legislature to increase probationary period for new teachers from two to three years, districts looking for help ending limits the state has placed on the amount of money they can keep in budget reserves, and Trump fails to follow through on his education pledges in his first 100 days — which critics say may be a good thing.
Paying it forward is a way to spread goodness into the world. If you want to get involved this International Pay It Forward Day, check out these ways to pay it forward.
This week we bring you a special edition of "This Week in California Education," recorded at the One Voice Assembly sponsored by the California Association of Latino Superintendents and Administrators (CALSA) in Sacramento this week. The event focused on how to promote greater college access and completion among California's Latino students, who make up 3.4 million of the state's 6.2 million public school students.
Whether it's a few hours or a long commitment, volunteering not only supports those around you, but positively influences you as well. Here's six ideas to get started.
Executive Director Louis Freedberg, and Editor-at-Large John Fensterwald are joined by staff writers Jane Adams and Larry Gordon to discuss kindergarten vaccination rates, high school graduation rates, K-12 suspension rates and more.
Featuring Connection for Children's executive Director, Patti Oblath, this article discusses how a lack of state funding will leave many families without childcare.
Homelessness is a significant issue which plagues our community and the world. With such a huge challenge, how can we as individuals make a difference?
Keep America Beautiful Month is about coming together to give back to our beautiful country. This month, you can try some of these activities to support your community.
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