Education Headlines

  • Is Brown’s school finance reform paying off?

    Tens of billions of dollars have been committed to LCFF, and Brown’s 2018-19 budget would provide billions more. However, school reform and civil rights groups have questioned whether the extra money is really being effectively spent on the targeted children.

  • California bill would make ethnic studies classes mandatory

    The measure, known as AB 2772, would mandate that the roughly 1.7 million high school students throughout the state complete an ethnic studies course in order to graduate, just as they are required to study biology, geography and physical education.

  • SoCal has had at least 7 school shooting threats this week

    At least five people have been arrested amid seven separate school shooting threats investigated by police across Southern California this week.

  • Taxpayers group now opposes Kentfield schools’ Measure A

    A citizens taxpayers group said this week it was switching from a “neutral” position to “oppose” on Measure A, a parcel tax renewal measure on the March 6 mail-in ballot election in the Kentfield School District.

  • Threat against “SHS” deemed a hoax, but law enforcement stood watch

    A shooting threat directed at an unspecified school with the acronym “SHS” circulated widely on social media Wednesday, but students at Sonora and Summerville high schools arrived on their campuses with a calm that belied the hysteria of the night before.

  • Students plan series of protests, call gun control a battle for survival

    From the shores of California to Washington, D.C., students are rising up, protesting and planning a series of national demonstrations demanding gun control legislation for one simple reason. They want to live.

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