The struggling San Jose school district still does not have a long-term solution, either for declining enrollment or its financial struggles.
Dramatic operating losses and reports of pension mismanagement have prompted a state audit of the 4C Council.
San Jose’s low-income families are in a rougher spot today than 30 years ago. We can flip this script by working together to strengthen public education.
Elementary students at Rocketship schools across the Bay Area celebrated Computer Science Education Week by joining in the Hour of Code.
Annual reports given to the Santa Clara County Board of Education this past weekend show that local charter schools are not reflective of their communities when it comes to accepting special education students.
The inflammatory rhetoric, misguided leadership and pro corporate charter school stance of county education trustee Joseph Di Salvo and others has set the stage for the current battle being waged in local school districts.
Trustee Leon Beauchman will step down at the end of this month from his elected seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Education. I first learned of his decision during a call from him in February. It was a bittersweet moment.
It has now been 60 years since the U.S. Supreme Court made a landmark decision to provide education equity for all children. But race and income still too often dictate the quality of the educational experience. These issues apply in our 31 school districts in Santa Clara County.
Billionaire Netflix CEO and Rocketship Education investor Reed Hastings says he’s figured out the problem with public education: Democratically elected school boards.
I participated in last week’s 2014 State of the Valley conference at the Santa Clara Convention Center. One speaker referred to FDR’s concept of “bold, persistent experimentation.” It made me consider how we’ve been addressing our county’s education system, and a recent lawsuit that filed against the county Board of Education.