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On-Demand Webinar: Structured Literacy Instruction for English Learners WATCH NOW On-Demand Webinar: Casualties of War: Reading Science Denial and Racism’s Impact on African American Children Presented by Kareem Weaver, Member of the NAACP Oakland Branch’s Education Committee WATCH NOW Check out CORE’s new 3rd edition of the popular Teaching Reading Sourcebook, with content updates and a brand […]

Making the Most of the Governor’s Budget Proposal

Recommendations from the LCFF Test Kitchen for Aligning Reporting Requirements Governor Newsom’s January budget proposal outlines plans for a single web-based application that can merge various district reporting tools to increase efficiency and public understanding. Drawing on the experiences of the LCFF Test Kitchen, a new brief offers four recommendations for making the most of […]

It’s Been a Busy Conference Season for Pivot Learning

In March and April, Pivot Learning presented at several innovative industry events where we shared insights, practices, and tools with the education community.  Linked Learning Convention 2019Palm Springs, CA Community-Centered School Redesign Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 11:15am – 12:15pm A practitioner panel will discuss how Pivot’s community-centered design process helped several communities to begin, grow, and […]

Monterey City Council to hear ideas to rein in housing costs

Our recent Crisis on the Coast event held earlier this March continues to bring attention to the homeless crisis in our community. The Monterey Herald mentioned Pivot Learning’s report, “Crisis on the Coast: The Bay Coastal Foster Youth and Homeless Student Populations.“ The report outlines a study we conducted in partnership with National Center for […]

Free Math Implementation Workshops

Calcurriculum and the California Department of Education are partnering to offer free workshops this May and June to help county offices, districts, and charter management identify opportunities and strategies to improve their math program implementation. May 20-21, SacramentoJune 18-19, Santa Ana The workshops will be beneficial to districts needing Tier 1 math curriculum support as […]

Monterey County’s homeless student population is massive, so what are officials doing?

The Californian is helping spread the news about the Crisis on the Coast event we held on March 11th at the Monterey County Office of Education in Salinas, CA. The panel and forum discussed the report “Crisis on the Coast: The Bay Coastal Foster Youth and Homeless Student Populations” that outlines the findings of a […]

Homeless, Foster Youth population Grows in Monterey County

Our recent Crisis on the Coast event held on March 7th at the Community Center at Soper Field in Seaside, CA received coverage by the Monterey Herald. The panel discussion and forum was based on the report “Crisis on the Coast: The Bay Coastal Foster Youth and Homeless Student Populations“ that outlines the findings of […]

Two New Briefs Share How Three Districts are Re-envisioning LCAP

The LCFF Test Kitchen provides local education agencies (LEAs) with the support and space to find and implement solutions that address the challenges of the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) process from a different perspective—that of the end user. Over the course of a year, three districts have embraced a user-centered design approach to […]

Building a School and District Culture Where Everyone Grows

Pivot Learning’s team of educational improvement experts came together for a webinar on the importance of healthy school and district cultures for continuous improvement in education. This webinar focused on how Pivot’s Beyond High School initiative has helped schools transform their learning environments to continuously improve the performance of both leaders and students. This webinar shares useful […]

Promoting Instructional Leadership and Excellence in Special Education

Pivot Learning’s expert team of district and school improvement specialists came together for a webinar on continuous improvement in special education. This targeted webinar focused on building the capacity of special education leaders, teachers, and related service providers to serve as instructional leaders. You will learn how our most specialized educators can work with general educators […]