When it comes to high school graduation, California is narrowing the achievement gap for Latino and African-American students, and for English language learners. Capital Public Radio's Julia Mitric reports on the latest data from the state.
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High school students who are suspended are at greater risk to drop out, and they earn less than peers who graduate. Now, a study from the University of California looks at the economic costs of suspension. Capital Public Radio's Julia Mitric reports.
Bleary-eyed teenagers shuffling to school barely after daybreak could become a thing of the past, if a state lawmaker has his way. Capital Public Radio's Daniel Potter reports on the proposal to push back middle and high school start times to at least 8:30.
California's top court will not change teacher tenure and the policy of "Last In, First Out." The state Supreme Court yesterday (Monday) declined to reconsider a lower court decision that upheld those laws. Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports that could end legal uncertainty over tenure.