News From the Field

Catch top headlines sharing relevant news and stories about Linked Learning practices, schools, and students.

Displaying 9 of 168 results
Sort by:
In LA, secretary of education says students need help with social and emotional health

During a visit to Los Angeles on Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona encouraged schools in California and elsewhere to help students heal after a school year that many spent in isolation.

July 15, 2021 | EdSource
Unprecedented California budget to usher in sweeping education changes

Gavin Newsom and the California Legislature have seized a once-in-a-generation deluge of state and federal funding to set in motion a sweeping and ambitious set of education programs that seemed implausible six months ago.

July 13, 2021 | EdSource
California directs districts to offer remote independent study this fall

Families with health worries want better distance learning options than what existed pre-pandemic.

July 7, 2021 | EdSource
Colleges prepare for incoming freshmen with high school learning loss

Beyond the usual efforts to get new students off a good start, college and university campuses in California and across the nation this fall face special challenges in welcoming freshmen who have not been in a real classroom for a year and a half.

July 6, 2021 | EdSource
Post-Covid California state budget with record spending on education heads to Gov. Newsom

The Legislature has dispatched the 2021-22 budget bill with spending levels for education that appeared implausible a year ago, in the throes of a pandemic. The vote sends a $263 billion budget to Gov. Gavin Newsom, who agreed to the deal on Friday following nearly two weeks of negotiations.

June 29, 2021 | EdSource
Lawmakers, Newsom cut deal on state budget: Record spending on pre-K through college

Legislative leaders released a landmark state budget agreement that would add a year of school for all 4-year-olds, significantly expand Cal Grants and middle-class scholarships for college students and provide record funding for pre-K-12 schools anxious to use billions in one-time money to bounce back from a 15-month pandemic.

June 26, 2021 | EdSource
How community colleges can better prepare adult workers

Community colleges and their partners can do more to train students for the workforce, a process that should start as early as middle school, community college leaders and experts said in a recent conversation.

June 25, 2021 | EdSource
California community college transfer students face roadblocks to bachelor’s degrees

Too few California community college students are transferring to universities, and among those that do, not nearly enough are completing a degree within four years a new report finds.

June 23, 2021 | EdSource
Students in California were satisfied with distance learning, but their personal well-being suffered, study finds

Students in California had relatively high marks for their online learning experiences during the pandemic but were less satisfied with their personal well-being and social relationships, according to a survey released by Policy Analysis for California Education.

June 8, 2021 | EdSource