Kathryn Baron

Recent Stories

Pop-ups bring preschool to low-income communities

A YMCA program uses libraries, neighborhood centers, churches and even the beach to help kids get ready for school

Why California’s community colleges will soon offer some four-year degrees

State’s economy needs a million more graduates with bachelor’s degrees by 2025

NCLB co-author says he never anticipated federal law would force testing obsession

Ed Source Rep. George Miller, a leading architect of the No Child Left Behind legislation, says he never anticipated that the landmark education law would ignite the testing…

Oakland Unified launches push to expand linked learning academies

EdSource Some superintendents have a pat answer when asked to assess the quality of their schools – they’re all equally good, they might respond. But Gary Yee, the…

Salary tracker shows community college grads earning more than some graduate degree holders

Ed Source With the right major, California community college graduates can out-earn workers with bachelor’s and master’s degrees – often by a lot. Salary Surfer, an online…