This Week in California Education


In This Week in California Education, EdSource editors and reporters discuss the most current issues in education across the state of California.


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Title: How are students — and schools — doing in California?

How are students — and schools — doing in California?

December 13th, 2019

This week: LA County Superintendent Debra Duardo cites low performing student groups' progress, while USC Professor Morgan Polikoff faults the dashboard… Go to Episode

An education tax on hold; San Mateo County’s vigorous response on mental health

December 6th, 2019

This week: We explore San Mateo County schools' strategies on mental health and the California School Boards' decision to put off a $15 billion tax for… Go to Episode

Shootings underscore school counselors’ daunting challenges

November 22nd, 2019

This week: We explore the issue of gun violence and how school counselors are dealing with it and the multiple areas of stress in students' lives. Go to Episode

The legacy of Prop. 187; schools prepare for future fires

November 8th, 2019

This week: We revisit Proposition 187 — the anti-immigrant initiative that California voters passed 25 years ago; and superintendent of schools in Placer… Go to Episode