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Ed100 Chapter of the Month #8: Resources
by Jeff Camp | March 3, 2019 | 1 Comment

California's funding for education has been skimpy for decades. Chapter 8 lays out the facts, including where the money for education comes from, where it goes, and what it buys.

The California School Dashboard for Graduation
by Jeff Camp | February 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Graduating from high school is an important milestone, achieved in four years by nearly 85% of California's students. Students who do not graduate are at elevated risk of a hard life. Here's how California keeps track of patterns in graduation rates in the California School Dashboard.

Ed100 Chapter of the Month #7: The System
by Jeff Camp | February 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

The public education system is more complex than most people realize. School sites. Districts. Counties. The state... who's driving this bus? Ed100 Chapter 7 clears it up.

The California Dashboard for Suspensions
by Jeff Camp | January 28, 2019 | 1 Comment

When students misbehave or disrupt class, teachers and administrators need tools to respond. For generations, one disciplinary tool has been suspension: temporarily removing a misbehaving student from school. Suspensions are tracked in the California School Dashboard. Here's how it works.

Don't. Miss. School.
by Jeff Camp | January 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

When kids miss school it's a warning sign of bad outcomes down the road. The California School Dashboard includes an indicator that focuses on chronic absences. Here's how it works, and why using it might add money to your school's budget.

Ed100 Chapter of the Month #6: The Right Stuff
by Jeff Camp | January 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ed100 Chapter 6 delves into the "what" and "how" of education, rather than the who, when, why or where. There's a lot to know about, starting with educational standards and curriculum. What do students actually learn in school?

What Happens When Teachers Go on Strike?
by Jeff Camp | January 10, 2019 | 4 Comments

A wave of #Red4Ed teacher protests and strikes have disrupted schools across America. What actually happens in a strike? What's at stake? What is the root cause of this unrest, and what would resolve it?

The Dashboard for English Learners
by Jeff Camp | January 5, 2019 | 2 Comments

Number 5 in our series about California's School Dashboard. How well is your school teaching its English Learners? How can you compare?

A New Year's Resolution for Your School
by Carol Kocivar | December 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you haven’t already made a New Year's resolution, I have a suggestion. Make this the year you earn your Ed100 graduate certificate.

What's on the Dashboard?
by Jeff Camp | December 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Number 2 in our series about California's School Dashboard. In this post: What does the Dashboard actually DO?

California's Common Core Dashboard
by Jeff Camp | December 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Number 4 in our series about California's School Dashboard. In this post: Measuring your School's performance at teaching English and Math.

Ed100 Winners Announced
by Jeff Camp | December 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Crocker Highlands Elementary school of Oakland, California, the winner of the $1,000 prize in the Ed100 drawing! Congratulations also to the other four winners of the $250 prizes...

How the Dashboard Gets Its Colors
by Jeff Camp | December 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Number 3 in our series about California's School Dashboard. In this post: Demystifying the 5 x 5 matrix that rates your school's performance based on "status" and "change".

California's New School Dashboard
by Jeff Camp | December 5, 2018 | 2 Comments

California's School Dashboard changes the way that schools and districts are evaluated. Here's how it works, part 1.

Ed100 Chapter of the Month #5: Places for Learning
by Jeff Camp | December 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Socrates, famously, taught on a rock. But most of the time, students learn in schools. What makes a school a place for learning? Why does zip code spell destiny? Should parents have a choice of schools? Ed100 Chapter 5 unpacks the role of place in education.


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