Candidates for California Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond (left) and Marshall Tuck - both Democrats - squared off in a debate in Sacramento Tuesday.
The two finalists for California's state schools chief faced off in a debate last night [Tuesday] in Sacramento. As Capital Public Radio's Nadine Sebai reports, the race is a battle between teachers unions and charter school advocates.
KVCR's Ken Vincent introduces report from Capital Public Radio's Nadine Sebai
Educators consider chronic absenteeism a red alert - a blaring sign that a student might be academically at risk. As Capital Public Radio's Chris Nichols reports, schools and parents now hace a new tool to investigate this critical problem.
The College of Education and Integrative Studies at Cal Poly Pomona has received a $1.1 million grant to help alleviate a shortage of special education teachers in our region. KVCR's Rick Dulock recently spoke with Assistant Professor Heather Wizikowski about the teacher shortage and plans for the grant.