The Great Debate

Sacramento students boost their academic success through competitive debate. Oakland schools adopt Restorative Justice to level the playing field. A day in the life of a school secretary. Fresno schools look to Mexico to attract more bilingual teachers.

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Inside California Education brings compelling stories from all over the Golden State about California’s complex, evolving, and innovative public education system. It focuses on how public education’s challenges, opportunities, and successes impact students, parents, teachers, administrators, policymakers and others. Stories range from pre-kindergarten to twelfth grade, and include special education, adult education, vocational training, local funding issues, and groundbreaking new education programs. It also profiles some of the heroes making a daily difference in the lives of California’s 6 million public school students.

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Funding for the Inside California Education series is made possible by:

Imagine the Possiblitites CA lottery

Stuart Foundation

Kaiser Permanente

Students in Visalia scoop cookie dough to make cookies at school
Navigating Autism
A different approach to educating autistic students in Visalia.

Child wearing a face mask works on an assignment at the hospital school
Hospital School
A special school at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.

A student stands in front of a small airplane she flies for school in Salinas
Flying High
Former gang members and at-risk students turn their lives around through the power of flight in Salinas.

A child in a pink sweater writes while a child in a dark sweater and glasses looks on
Kids Are Just Kids
Special education students mix with the general education population.

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Additional funding provided by:

Schools Financial Credit Union
Schools Insurance Authority, Capitol Advisors Group, LLC, California Association of School Business Officials, Association of California School Administrators, California Teachers Association, California Parent Teachers Association, California School Employees Association, California School Boards Association, California Association of Latino Superintendents and Administrators, California Federation of Teachers, California County Superintendents
Educational Services Association, School Services of California, Inc., Los Rios Federation of Teachers