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High calculus failure rates thwart students across CSU

At 21 of the CSU’s 23 campuses, at least 20% of students on average in Calculus 1 received D or F grades or withdrew over the past three years, according to an EdSource analysis of data from the schools.

January 13, 2022 | EdSource
The right priorities? Reactions to Gov. Newsom's K-12 budget for 2022-23

Read Anne Stanton's response to Governor Newsom's K-12 budget proposal in EdSource.

January 13, 2022 | EdSource
The right priorities? Reactions to Gov. Newsom's 2022-23 higher ed budget

Read Anne Stanton's response to Governor Newsom's higher education budget proposal in EdSource.

January 13, 2022 | EdSource
New law on mental health curriculum goes into effect with start of the new year

Senate Bill 224 requires all school districts that offer health classes to include mental health as part of the curriculum. The California Department of Education has until Jan. 1, 2023 to incorporate mental health into the state standards, and districts have until Jan. 1, 2024 to begin teaching the new material.

January 10, 2022 | EdSource
Funding for schools, community colleges to break $100 billion in Gov. Newsom’s proposed budget

Funding for schools and community colleges will rise to more than $100 billion for the first time under Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed budget for next year, as state revenues continue to surge amid a pandemic that is filling hospitals and continuing to throw businesses and Californians off-kilter.

January 10, 2022 | EdSource
California education issues to watch in 2022 — and predictions of what will happen

EdSource's John Fensterwald makes predictions for the year ahead in California education, and invites you to predict how likely his forecasts are.

January 7, 2022 | EdSource
Hit hard by Covid, California high school seniors struggling toward graduation

This year, many seniors are either struggling to earn enough credits to graduate or, because of a new state law, are graduating with fewer credits and requirements than classes before them.

January 4, 2022 | EdSource
Thurmond plan would add 10,000 mental health clinicians to California schools

Prospective mental health clinicians could get up to $25,000 in scholarship money under legislation proposed Tuesday by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond intended to bolster mental health services for California students.

December 21, 2021 | EdSource
New Long Beach City College president helps students overcome obstacles

In an interview with EdSource, incoming superintendent-president of Long Beach City College Mike Muñoz discussed additional plans he has to help students with housing, child care and more.

December 21, 2021 | EdSource