To Keep Students Safe and Learning, California Needs Strong State Leadership

Written by Heather J. Hough, Policy Analysis for California Education; Jennifer O’Day, American Institutes for Research; Arun Ramanathan, CEO, Pivot Learning; and Carrie Gloudemans Hahnel, Independent Education Consultant Published by our partners at Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE) In preparing for the next school year, California state policymakers must set clear statewide expectations for […]

Confronting a Racist System

At the beginning of the week, we released a brief statement from Pivot Learning condemning the murder of Mr. George Floyd. As the week has progressed, I wanted to share some additional personal reflections. Decades ago, I walked into my first classroom of students with emotional disturbance. The first thing I noticed was that nearly […]