On June 16, 2021, the United States Congress overwhelmingly voted to pass a bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday. We join the nation in recognizing and celebrating Juneteenth, which commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States on June… Read More »Juneteenth Freedom Day
JULIE FLAPAN AND ALLISON SCOTT, EDSOURCE, June 1, 2021 This past year, we have focused on supporting remote learning, keeping students safe and providing access to the broadband and devices necessary to participate in schooling. As in-person instruction returns, however,… Read More »Make good on California’s commitment to equity and fund computer science classrooms
by Sydney Johnson, EdSource, May 20, 2021; Picture by Allison Shelley for American Education California has a math problem. Nearly a decade after Common Core math standards were adopted in California, the majority of K-12 students are not yet meeting grade-level benchmarks,… Read More »California Math Curriculum Spurs New Controversy About Accelerated Learning
The Emergency Broadband Benefit is anÂ FCC programÂ to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, virtual classrooms, and so much more. About the… Read More »Emergency Broadband Benefit
Don’t let students miss out! Student leaders are essential â€” now more than ever. Every high school in California should be well-represented at this important summer conference. The Ed100 Online Academy for Student Leaders is a massive, free online conference… Read More »The 2021 Ed100 Online Summer Academy for California Student Leaders
During his presidency, George W. Bush formally declared May as Jewish American Heritage Month, in 2006. This month the nation recognizes Jewish people who are living in and contributing to the social fabric of the United States. Originally, there was… Read More »Jewish American Heritage Month
Guest Speaker: Titus Campos, LAUSD Community of Schools Administrator, Eagle Rock/Highland Park Â Â Community of Schools Mr. Campos will talk about the LAUSD Instructional Calendar and the Program Year 2021-2022.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. PTA is dedicated to expanding mental-health supports and services for our kids. As parents, we know what it takes to keep a child physically healthy â€” nutritious food, exercise, immunizations â€” but the basics… Read More »Mental Health Awareness Month
June 30, 1977: The origin of AAPI Heritage Month dates back to the 95th Congress (1977-1978) when five joint resolutions were introduced proposing that a week in May be designated to commemorate the accomplishments of AAPIs.