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A quick guide to reading the newest California School Dashboard data
After a three-year hiatus, the California School Dashboard has been released, giving California educators and families a detailed snapshot of how the education system has been running post-pandemic.
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Students and teachers push to reduce U.S. school emissions
About 50 school districts around the United States are pushing for school retrofits and to prepare students for green jobs
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Fresno Teachers Win Historic Contract - California Teachers Association
WHEN BARGAINING STARTED last year, 4,000 Fresno teachers committed to each other to do whatever it took for the schools #EveryFresnoStudent deserves.
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Teaching humans, not machines 
“I’m constantly reading the room because I’m not teaching English — I’m teaching teenagers,” Cuny said. “I’m trying to teach teenagers how to master the skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening. So, I have to constantly check the room, check for feedback.”
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California schools could face cuts as state budget deficit soars to $68B
As California faces a ballooning deficit — now up to a staggering $68 billion — the state must act to balance its budget, including potentially reducing funding for schools and community colleges, the Legislative Analyst’s Office said in a report Thursday.
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California Teachers Stage Unauthorized ‘Teach-In,’ Claiming School District’s Israel-Palestine Curriculum Was ‘One-Sided’
About 75 to 100 K-12 teachers came together to to host guest speakers, in-class discussions and other lessons in their classrooms to highlight the Palestinian narrative
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California Commits to Teaching Media Literacy
From January 1 2024, California public schools will begin teaching courses in media literacy, where students will learn to identify and distinguish valid news platforms and articles, paid advertising, and understand the impact of fake news in society.
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California faces big challenges to implement new math guidelines
Math experts and organizations across the state are starting conversations about what a statewide rollout could look like
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Itching To Vote® Caleb Crump's Interview with Mayor Kevin McNamee about Education Opportunity Fund
This video is Caleb Crump conducting an interview with Mayor Kevin McNamee of Thousand Oaks, California at the 2023 California GOP Convention.
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Rebuild California Town Hall
Rebuild California Town Hall
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The Poverty of Education When We Make Our Teachers Poor
In the richest country in the world, we can do so much better. What will it take to reverse the trend?
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Teacher uses jazz music in the classroom to explore California history, race and culture
A schoolteacher who is also a jazz musician, Guillermo Tejeda uses music to spark joy for students in a hardscrabble neighborhood.
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How to Spot Fake News Now Part of California School Curriculum Under New Law
AB 873 requires that schools add media literacy skills education throughout all subjects.
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Editorial: We know how to turn students into better readers. Why don't we do it?
More than half of California students can’t read at grade level, the latest set of scores from the state shows.
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