Governor Signs High School Exit Exam Bill

The California Senate has passed SB 725, which would remove the high school exit exam requirement in California. The bill potentially left some students without a path to graduation, so an urgency clause has been added to make the bill effective immediately. The governor apparently intends to sign the bill. … Continue reading

Compton Unified Fights Lawsuit by Students

As our understanding of neurobiology and the effects of trauma grows, our understanding of the foundations of children’s behavior has changed. We now know that when children have experience trauma, their behavior may look defiant, inattentive, reactive or otherwise different than what we expect with “typical” development. In fact, when … Continue reading