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OAKLAND, CA (June 14, 2004)Students Stand Up for Access to Rigorous High School Curriculum
OAKLAND, CA (April 22, 2004) The workforce is demanding more from California's high school graduates. A new report released by the Education Trust—West details why a rigorous high school course sequence (a.k.a. the A-G curriculum) is necessary to prepare young Californians for the new economy.
OAKLAND, CA (April 1, 2004)Dont Waive Away Good Policy Algebra is a Must for CA High School Students
OAKLAND, CA (March 26, 2004)AYP Crucial for California
OAKLAND, CA (March 1, 2004)Opt Out Rule Inappropriate in Era of Standards
Top California Educators Examine Gap-Closing Strategies and Honor Inspiring Educators at First Education Trust—West Conference
OAKLAND, CA (February 22, 2004)Top CA Educators Examine Gap Closing Strategies and Honor Inspiring Educators at 1st ETW Conference
OAKLAND, CA (February 11, 2004)Statement Released by Director Russlynn Ali Oconnell Made Right Move in Calling for A to G for All
OAKLAND, CA (December 17, 2003)Californias Largest Urban School Districts Fall Short on Nationwide Tests
OAKLAND, CA (November 14, 2003)EdTrust-West Releases Report to Help Explain New AYP Numbers
Statement from Education Trust—West Director Russlynn Ali on Two Education Funding Studies Released Today
WASHINGTON, DC (October 29, 2003) The Education Trust in Washington D.C. released a report today, “The Funding Gap,” which documents large funding gaps between high- and low- poverty and –minority districts across the nation. Another study released today by the Public Policy Institute of California, “High Expectations, Modest Means:…
OAKLAND, CA (October 3, 2003)Prop 54 a Grave Threat to Efforts to Improve Education for Ca Children
OAKLAND, CA (September 16, 2003)Letter to the Editor LA Times
Statement by Education Trust—West Director, Russlynn Ali Proposition 54 “Racial Privacy Initiative”: Not “Color Blind,” Just Plain Blind
OAKLAND, CA (August 7, 2003) “On October 7 California voters have an opportunity to VOTE NO on a seductively labeled but potentially devastating initiative that will crush our ability to ensure that all children have a high quality education and that will flush tens of millions of state tax…
OAKLAND, CA (May 13, 2003)The Unfinished Business of Brown v Board of Education
OAKLAND, CA (April 24, 2003)The ABCs of AYP Raising Achievement for All Students
OAKLAND, CA (January 13, 2003)Implementing NCLB in CA
OAKLAND, CA (December 16, 2002)Ed Trust Among the Best Charities Featured in Worth Magazine
OAKLAND, CA (August 5, 2002)CA Takes a Major Step Backward in Education Reform