While Oakland City Council Shows Support for Local Teachers, I’m Waiting For the Conversation to Include Accountability

Oakland teachers gathered outside City Hall on Tuesday afternoon to raise awareness and to provide a call to action forRead More…

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Commentary: With strike, L.A. teachers union came out strong fighting for its members. But who’s fighting for our kids?

As I watched the Los Angeles teachers strike play out over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been impressed byRead More…

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Your Neighborhood School Scored a 4 on Overall School Quality: Are You Excited About Sending Your Child to That School?

After researching my neighborhood schools on GreatSchools and on the California School Dashboard, would I be excited to learn thatRead More…

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CA School Dashboard Has Been Updated Again, But It’s Still Not an Optimal Tool for Many Parents

The California School Dashboard got another facelift recently and although it is a little easier to navigate (especially on aRead More…

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Do Students Have The Right To Learn While In School? A Detroit Judge Says, Maybe Not…So, Why Should They Be Required To Attend?

A judge in Detroit has ruled that students do not have the right to learn to read.  Students in DetroitRead More…

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