State Tries a ‘STEM’ Video to Confront Lagging Math Scores
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tquPmplrofk&noredirect=1 While some education researchers may question the validity of the nation’s “STEM crisis,” it remains clear that California students continue to struggle in mathematics when compared with their peers across the nation. According to the recently released Report Card from the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP), California fourth and eighth graders ranked 47th...
By Chase Niesner | November 25, 2013
Linking Suspensions and Health Risks
The largest health foundation in the state, the California Endowment, is putting big money behind an issue not usually associated with health: student suspension and expulsion policies. Earlier this week, the Endowment ran a full-page advertisement in four major California newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times, praising legislators for recently passing six statewide laws to...
By Samantha Oltman | October 12, 2012