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‘We’ve Got a Real Crisis’: Half of U.S. Teachers Have Considered Leaving Profession, PDK Poll Finds
Half of the nation’s teachers have seriously considered quitting in recent years, amid concerns about low pay, stress and lack of respect, a new poll finds.
Advanced Placement: Where It's Been and Where It's Going
The College Board’s Advanced Placement program now evaluates more than three million high school students each academic year, and is now itself being deeply evaluated by one of the most prominent conservative voices in education.
America's School Funding Struggle: How We're Robbing Our Future By Under-Investing In Our Children
This week, U.S. lawmakers will gather for the annual National Conference of State Legislators meeting to tackle a range of issues, including school funding, which they identified as their top priority earlier this year.
California State University adds $10 million to boost math and science teacher preparation in California
To address a persistent teacher shortage in math and science, the California State University system is pumping $10 million into its Mathematics and Science Teacher Initiative over the next four years.
This Workforce Partnership Trains Tech Talent. Can It Boost Civic Engagement Too?
A red staircase next to a Home Depot in an ordinary strip mall leads to an equally nondescript door.
Comparing How All 50 States Connect Schools to the Workforce [Interactive map]
All 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico have some kind of investment board to direct different funding streams for workforce development, but only 12 states have career pathway systems that are primarily coordinated by the state's K-12 system.
UCLA Architecture and Urban Design and LAUSD to Award Summer Scholarships to Twenty Students from Design-Focused STEM High Schools
UCLA Architecture and Urban Design (UCLA AUD) and the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) are proud to announce a pioneering collaboration that will enable twenty 11th grade LAUSD students from design-focused STEM high schools to attend UCLA AUD's Teen ArchStudio Summer Institute on full scholarships.
In California, High Schools Are Partnering With Businesses, Community Colleges to Get Students College- and Career-Ready
The city mantra that greets visitors driving through Woodland is “The Food Front,” but high school students in this rural stretch of northern California may not even know the half of it.
Public Policy Institute of California Report Finds Most Californians Who Obtain Career Education Credentials Earn Middle-Income Wages Within a Year of Completion
A majority of students who complete career education credentials at California community colleges earn middle-income wages within one year of finishing their first career education program.