News & EventsFROM THE CALIFORNIA EDGE COALITION
California Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled the May Revise to the 2020-21 State Budget, and as expected, there are heavy adjustments and cuts to various initiatives and proposals due to the fiscal impact of the COVID-19 crisis.
The CA EDGE Coalition applauds Governor Newsom for making significant investments in
the areas of education and workforce development in this year’s January budget plan.
Presenters and Moderator Announced - Registration is Open - RSVP for the CA EDGE Coalition’s Forum on Cross-Sector Collaboration to Elevate College Attainment and Close Equity Gaps December 2, 2019 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. California State Library and Courts...
Governor Newsom signed SB 554 (Roth), a California EDGE Coalition-sponsored bill that would extend the important benefits of dual enrollment to adult students in High School Equivalency (HSE) programs.
Thank you to those who attended the Policy Forum on EDGE’s recent report, Competency-Based Education: A Strategy for Upskilling in California. The Forum featured a phenomenal panel of education experts to discuss the use of Competency-Based Education (CBE) as a tool to promote equity and economic mobility in California’s workforce.
California EDGE Coalition Releases Policy Brief on New Educational Approach to Serving Low-Skill Adult Learners
. A new policy brief released by the California EDGE Coalition examines the ways in which other states are now successfully employing competency-based approaches to teaching and learning which allow students to move flexibly – and often much more quickly – through an educational program that is designed to make sure they know and can do what is expected of graduates.
The 2019-20 Budget Bill funds the creation of a LONGITUDINAL DATA SYSTEM to inform the public and policymakers, make it easier for students and parents to navigate the educational pipeline, and close equity gaps in educational outcomes.
We are pleased to announce that Zima Creason has been selected as the new Executive Director of the California EDGE Coalition.