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As SCUSD teacher strike continues, concern grows for students with individualized education programs
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Mar 31, 8:59 AM: As Sacramento City Unified teachers, staff and union organizers continue to strike, concern from parents whose students need extra help in the classroom is growing.
Oakland Unified to lease additional space to area charter schools
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Mar 31, 8:46 AM: The new charter school agreements come just one month after Oakland announced the closure of seven public schools in the next year. Critics say accommodating new charter students could strain schools already planning to welcome >
Nearly half of LAUSD students have been chronically absent this year, data show
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Mar 31, 8:19 AM: Nearly half of Los Angeles Unified students — more than 200,000 children — have been chronically absent this school year, meaning they have missed at least 9% of the academic year, according to data provided to The Times by the >
Column: This teachers’ strike is not just about money. It’s about respect for public education
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Mar 30, 8:42 AM: From school closure protests in Oakland to Sacramento’s all-in strike, those who work in our schools are telling us they cannot do this job under the conditions we are imposing.
New America School teachers want to form Colorado’s first charter union
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Mar 30, 7:59 AM: Teachers at the New America School charter network are attempting to form Colorado’s first charter school union.
Arizona Republicans' school funding rush job is a disaster waiting to happen
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Mar 30, 6:37 AM: Republicans' rush job to overhaul the state's complex school funding formula to benefit charter schools is almost laughable. Or it would be, if it wasn't for the kids it'll hurt.
Fixing the L.A Public School System: A Top Priority for Voters in November Mayoral Race, Poll Finds
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Mar 29, 9:59 AM: More than half of Los Angeles voters believe the quality of education in the Los Angeles Unified School District is worse than it was before the pandemic, according to a new poll.
How COVID-19 pandemic magnified challenges for Arizona students not proficient in English
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Mar 29, 9:29 AM: The challenges students faced when schools closed during the pandemic were magnified for students such as Fernanda whose first language is not English. English learners in Arizona are a large and growing group.
Will there be enough teachers for California’s ambitious plans for its youngest students?
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Mar 29, 9:20 AM: California needs tens of thousands of teachers and assistants to expand public school to all 4-year-olds. Private and nonprofit preschools worry they’ll lose their staff.
School takeover bill provokes fierce debate in House committee
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Mar 29, 8:26 AM: A bill that could force some 200 Arizona schools to close or seek new operators has at least temporarily stalled in the House Education Committee, despite opposition by many education advocates.
Opinion: Memo to LAUSD’s new chief: Focus on results for students, families
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Mar 29, 6:25 AM: Alberto Carvalho, the new Los Angeles schools chief, will soon announce bold reforms to lift children and families. Hopes run high as schools return to a taste of pre-pandemic normalcy after two years of shuttered classrooms and >
Last-minute K-12 funding overhaul clears House committee
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Mar 29, 5:51 AM: An eleventh-hour proposal that would make sweeping changes to how Arizona schools are funded won Republican approval on a legislative panel Monday, despite the devastating budget cuts that critics say many schools will face if it >
Column: Big urban school districts can improve, but it’s complicated and messy
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Mar 28, 9:05 AM: Why did Los Angeles get better? Scholars say it’s because factions cooperated, sort of.
As Monday looms, no resolution in Sacramento teacher strike
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Mar 28, 8:46 AM: Sacramento City Unified School District officials continued twin talks with bargainers from the teachers and classified staff unions Sunday as negotiations on a new labor pact ground through the weekend.
EDITORIAL: SF schools embrace lower standards, increase racial achievement gap
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Mar 28, 8:40 AM: Lowering high standards doesn’t boost student achievement. That sounds like common sense unless you’re a member of the woke education bureaucracy.
Striking Sacramento teachers union slams district for rejecting invite from state superintendent
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Mar 28, 8:32 AM: A day after Sacramento City Unified superintendent rejected State Superintendent Tony Thurmond’s offer to bring district and union officials together to resume negotiations, union leaders sent a scathing email criticizing district >
Colorado charter schools seek more authority over special education
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Mar 28, 5:55 AM: Colorado charter schools serve far fewer students with disabilities than district-run schools do. The gap means those students don’t have access to the same educational opportunities as their peers, and school districts end up >
Opinion: All California Families Deserve School Choice for Their Children
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Mar 28, 5:25 AM: I’ve heard firsthand how parents think schools should be run to better help their children. But schools aren’t listening.
Micro Schools providing parents with alternative option for kids education
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Mar 25, 8:20 AM: Most of us use our kitchens to cook, or maybe enjoy a meal, but others, like Stefanie Miller, are using theirs, as a classroom. They’re called Micro-Schools, a form of homeschooling with groups of up to ten kids. It’s being ran by a >
Parents bring children to work since strike sparks Sacramento school closures
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Mar 25, 7:26 AM: Parents bring children to work since strike sparks Sacramento school closures.

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