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In This Week in California Education, EdSource editors and reporters discuss the most current issues in education across the state of California.

This Week in California Education EdSource

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In This Week in California Education, EdSource editors and reporters discuss the most current issues in education across the state of California.

    Introducing Education Beat, a new podcast by EdSource

    Introducing Education Beat, a new podcast by EdSource

    COMING SOON: Education Beat, a new podcast from EdSource, will debut August 5. Join host Zaidee Stavely each week as she explores everything from preschool to college, bringing you the personal stories behind the headlines.

    EdSource’s new executive director, Anne Vasquez, on forces that shape her views of education

    EdSource’s new executive director, Anne Vasquez, on forces that shape her views of education

    New Executive Director Anne Vasquez reflects on her childhood as the daughter of immigrants and outlines her vision for EdSource.

    Louis Freedberg looks back at EdSource and education in a monumental decade in California

    Louis Freedberg looks back at EdSource and education in a monumental decade in California

    John Fensterwald interviews his co-host, Louis Freedberg, who is stepping down as head of EdSource, about growing up in South Africa and getting kids excited about learning in the United States.

    Teaching controversial issues in a time of turmoil

    Teaching controversial issues in a time of turmoil

    Research shows that teaching controversial issues leads to students' increased political knowledge, interest and engagement, but for a range of reasons educators often avoid it.

    Newsom’s $2 billion college savings account plan & Chris Edley on his new role

    Newsom’s $2 billion college savings account plan & Chris Edley on his new role

    This week we discuss the merits of creating a $500 college savings account for all low-income public school students, and pose this question to Christopher Edley, Jr., the incoming dean of UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Education: why this job now?

    Pandemic puts school accountability in limbo

    Pandemic puts school accountability in limbo

    This week: School districts are getting billions in federal and state Covid aid. How will the public know if it will be spent effectively?

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

csmatthews ,

Very informative

Covers important topics but not all episodes get uploaded to iTunes which can be frustrating.

pjr_100 ,

A public schools must

Excellent, timely and informative reporting on the key and emerging public education issues in California. And Louis, John and their guests keep it lively. Listening to this is part of my weekly routine.

gpg ,

Nice job

I listen to this every week!

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