Commentary: A caterpillar curriculum — the importance of environmental education in K-12 urban classrooms
By Joshua Brown At the beginning of every school year, my students ask me what I did over summer vacation. This year, I have an answer that will surely mesmerize them: I cleaned caterpillar poop. Let me elaborate. I was fortunate enough to participate in a weeklong professional development fellowship to the Yanayacu Biological...
By Guest contributor | September 1, 2016
Coalition Calls on Gov. Brown to Veto Testing Bill, AB 484
A coalition representing “tens of thousands” of parents, teachers and education reform organizations is petitioning Governor Jerry Brown to veto a bill letting California schools off the hook for testing students while the state transitions to a new curriculum and testing model. Gov. Brown has expressed his support for AB 484 and has has until...
By Vanessa Romo | September 19, 2013