Video: A Conversation with Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond Mary Severance August 19 2020 Superintendent Thurmond talks with PPIC’s Mark Baldassare about how the state can support school districts during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Without Testing, Challenges for School Districts Add Up Laura Hill May 11 2020 The lack of statewide K–12 standardized tests this spring will pose significant difficulties for teachers and districts when schools ultimately reopen.
Students Prepare for AP Exams during COVID-19 Niu Gao April 30 2020 Students who are less economically advantaged and those with special educational needs could face challenges in preparing for and taking AP tests this year.
High School Graduation during the COVID-19 Crisis Niu Gao, Joseph Hayes April 16 2020 School closures and the move to distance learning present challenges in ensuring that California students, especially those from low-income families or with special educational needs, stay on track for graduating.
Remote Learning for English Learners and Special Needs Students during COVID-19 Niu Gao, Laura Hill April 10 2020 As districts across California roll out distance learning plans, educators must develop alternate methods to effectively serve English Learners and students with special needs.