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September 3, 2020

Although the meaning of, role, and distinction between ideology and violence have been contested in social theory, the COVID and Black Lives Matter era has put them front and center. Specifically, with the rise of police violence that has resulted in the disproportionate and fatal shootings of young black men, violence toward black people increases Americans’ attention to institutionalized anti-black racism. Even more worrisome is the state’s role in sanctioning said violence through its police force.

August 26, 2020

Meeting students where they are. Being creative with differentiated curriculum. These instructional concepts have been researched for decades as ways to improve equity in schools, increase student engagement, and ultimately boost academic outcomes.

While implementation varies, it is common to hear educators discussing best practices in these terms. Debates continue, however, when it comes to the literacy education of emergent bilingual students.

June 30, 2020

For immediate release

Statewide Educational Leadership Center to be led by UC Berkeley with UCLA, UCOP Partnership

BERKELEY – The California Department of Education (CDE), the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence (CCEE), and the State Board of Education have announced combined funding of $13 million to UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Education to serve two key roles for the 21st Century California School Leadership Academy (21CSLA) program – the statewide center and Regional Academy.

June 29, 2020

State of California funds professional development for Title II districts

BERKELEY – The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education has been awarded $13 million from the state of California to be the home for two key offices in the 21st Century California School Leadership Academy (21CSLA) program: the statewide headquarters, and home to a 21CSLA regional academy.

May 9, 2020

The sudden need for distance learning imposed upon schools worldwide by the COVID-19 pandemic has created a huge market for online learning applications. Some have been around for decades while others seemed to have popped up overnight.

May 8, 2020

For the first time in its 38-year history, the GSE’s Academic Talent Development Program (ATDP) will be exclusively online this summer, offering nearly all of its rigorous academic in-person courses as it has in previous years.

April 17, 2020

UC Berkeley hosted three leading Berkeley psychologists who discussed effective approaches and strategies for dealing with the anxiety, stress and uncertainty that are inherent parts of the COVID-19 crisis, for children and adults alike.

The original broadcast was live on Friday, April 17, Noon-12:30p Pacific

April 14, 2020

K-12 science teachers worldwide who find themselves suddenly giving lessons online are turning to the Web-Based Inquiry Science Environment (WISE), a free, open-source, standards-based inquiry science curricula that also provides peer-to-peer support and professional development.