October, 2017
Accelerating Success: Turning Insights into Action for Foster Youth at California Community Colleges

A report released by Educational Results Partnership and California College Pathways, offers actionable insights for colleges and policy-makers seeking to improve foster youth student outcomes. The report also identifies bright spots (colleges that had better than expected outcomes for foster youth) and highlights some promising approaches in the community college system that are contributing to student success.

August 17, 2016
The Looming Shortage of an Educated Workforce

"The economic news coming out of the Bay Area is generally better than the rest of the nation. Unemployment remains at a low 3.4 percent, and the region leads the state in job growth. But that rosy picture masks a serious problem on the horizon: a shortage of workers with post-secondary degrees to fill the jobs being created. "

June 14, 2016
New Answers to Old Questions

"Does more money make public schools more effective? Why do some schools succeed while other similar schools fail? Why are educational reforms frequently promoted, tried and quietly abandoned? Do factors beyond educators’ control actually determine school quality?"

April 26, 2016
Beyond Rankings to Educational Productivity

"This week, U.S. News & World Report issued its annual “Best High Schools Report.” As with most “rankings,” it received extensive media attention and provides bragging rights for those fortunate enough to be included."

December 3, 2015
New Test Results, Same Bright Spots

"The 2015 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) test results are out, and the spotlight shines once again on our bright spots in education –11 high-poverty school districts that continue to set the standard for achievement. "