Archive for the ‘2014’

  • A Guide To the Local Funding Formula

    The Local Control Funding Formula replaces California’s nearly half-century-old, state-controlled school finance system with one that promises more local control as well as greater transparency and fairness. Under the old system, school districts received approximately […]

    by in 2014 on March 29th, 2014 at 09:03 am
  • Verdict on Education in Governor Brown’s New Budget

    Governor Brown has once again introduced a budget that includes significant increases for California’s public colleges and universities, proposing $1.1 billion over last year’s budget.  The Governor, however, is quite clear that new monies will […]

    by in 2014 on January 29th, 2014 at 09:01 am
  • The State of Blacks in Higher Education in California

    The Campaign for College Opportunity recently released a report, the second in a new series of research reports The State of Blacks in Higher Education: The Persistent Opportunity Gap, detailing the lack of significant progress in […]

    by in 2014 on January 29th, 2014 at 09:01 am
  • College Board Demonstration Lesson Wows Leadership Teams

    This fall we were honored to have College Board, a California GEAR UP strategic partner, provide demonstration lessons at all of our Principal and Leadership Team events that took place across the state. These events focus on the […]

    by in 2014 on January 29th, 2014 at 09:01 am
  • The $5 million Dollar Plan to aid ‘Dreamers’

    UC president Janet Napolitano indicated she would allocate $5 million in university funds to help the system’s estimated 900 students who entered the country illegally. The issue of how to treat those who don’t have proper immigration papers […]

    by in 2014 on January 29th, 2014 at 09:01 am
  • Math Diagnostic Testing Videos Have Impact

    Mark Odsather moved into the superintendency of the GEAR UP school in Pleasant View Elementary School District in California’s San Joaquin Valley four years ago with a mission to turn around one of the state’s […]

    by in 2014 on January 29th, 2014 at 09:01 am
  • Targeting Improvement: Instructional Rounds

    Mark Odsather moved into the superintendency of the GEAR UP school in Pleasant View Elementary School District in California’s San Joaquin Valley four years ago with a mission to turn around one of the state’s […]

    by in 2014 on January 14th, 2014 at 09:01 am