Jun 23, 2017
Entering the real world is difficult for many young adults, but for some that transition often leaves them stuck in limbo.
The term "opportunity youth" is now being used to describe the growing number of 16- to 24-year-olds who don't attend school or have a job.
A few institutions in the region have started noticing...
May 1, 2017
There's no one comprehensive strategy behind educating English-learners in California. Instead, it's a mishmash of programs, many of which leave students struggling to learn English for years.
This week, cohosts Scott Lewis and Laura Kohn discuss what research is showing to be the best ways to...
Mar 16, 2017
The Cajon Valley Union School District has nailed personalized learning.
The approach gives more control to students and lets them build on their own strengths with the help of technology tools and a flexible curriculum.
This week, hosts Scott Lewis and Laura Kohn talked to David Miyashiro, superintendent of Cajon...
Feb 23, 2017
The controversies surrounding Betsy DeVos' strong support for school choice hit home just as she took office as secretary of education.
When Diane Ravitch, an education researcher, suggested that DeVos visit successful school districts like San Diego Unified, local teachers unions were furious to find out that the...
Feb 1, 2017
Hosts Scott Lewis and Laura Kohn discuss Betsy DeVos and what her nomination as Secretary of Education could mean for in California. In the second half, Lewis and Kohn speak with Miles Durfee, Managing Regional Director of the California Charter Schools Association.