The End of ‘Willful Defiance’ School Punishments (Sort of)
A new law banning some uses of the catch-all category used to punish students is part of a broader shift away from punitive measures like expulsions and out-of-school suspensions that are doled out far more often to students of color.
Mario Koran | 15 hours ago |
Fact Check: $18K More Working for the Sheriff’s Department
Lisa Halverstadt | September 24, 2014 |
‘We Have to Invest in Our Teachers Once We Hire Them’
While San Diego Unified recognizes that lack of experience can contribute to teacher turnover and staffing instability, it hasn’t talked much about what makes new teachers – especially those in challenging schools – more likely to succeed.
Mario Koran | September 24, 2014 |
Charting a Path Forward for English-Learning Students
A new report offers some recommendations for how to support English-learning students. San Diego Unified is implementing a few of its own measures, but some big roadblocks still stand in English learners' way.