Our goal was to assess schools’ arts programs relative to state goals, examine the systems of support for these programs, and identify ways in which state and local policymakers might improve conditions for young people to experience arts education in schools.
Education & learning publications
We found that, while much remained the same in 2020 as in 2006, some aspects of arts education in California’s K–12 schools had improved.
Does Assignment to Special Education Exacerbate Negative Social, Emotional, and Academic Attitudes Among Students with Disabilities?
Prior work largely finds that students with disabilities (SWD) display more negative social, emotional, and academic attitudes than students without disabilities.
This study examines an artificial intelligence (AI)- powered automated system that uses voice and facial recognition to track both teacher and learner speech, facial expressions, and interactions in real-time in a one-to-one 25-minute online English class.
Parent expectations, deaf youth expectations, and transition goals as predictors of postsecondary education enrollment
This study used the NLTS2 data set to determine the effects of expectations and transition planning goals on the postsecondary education enrollment of deaf youth.
Encouraging Impacts of an Open Education Resource Degree Initiative on College Students’ Progress to Degree
Open Education Resources (OER) are an alternative to commercial textbooks that have the potential to increase college affordability, access, and instructional quality.
This study describes the COE role in arts education, examines how COE activities have shifted in response to California’s Local Control Funding Formula, and examines how these changes may affect access, participation, quality, and equity in arts education in K-12 schools.
This report offers a framework for reviewing CoolThink@JC’s accomplishments to date and computational thinking education (CTE) initiatives in other jurisdictions.
Measuring the multidimensionality of educators’ approaches to diversity: Development of the in-service teacher multicultural education model
The purpose of this study was to examine the latent construct of multicultural education (ME) among 1887 in-service teachers.