Education Headlines

  • School officials fight new cap on reserves

    Local school officials plan to protest a new law Monday they argue could put local schools in harm’s way should economic conditions drastically worsen.

  • Two Manteca Unified trustees face charges of fraud

    The San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office has filed a felony complaint against two Manteca Unified School District trustees on charges they lied about their residence when they ran in the last election.

  • Bill would ban ‘racial slur’ as Calaveras High mascot

    A state Assembly Bill, known as the California Racial Mascots Act, would make California the first state to prohibit the use of the term “Redskins” as a public school mascot or sports team name. If passed, schools, like Calaveras High School in San Andreas, would be prohibited from using the term after Jan. 1, 2017.

  • New Rialto Unified superintendent Cuauhtémoc Avila to be paid $211K

    Rialto Unified’s new superintendent, Cuauhtémoc Avila, will be paid $211,600 for the 2015-16 school year, according to his contract.

  • An early warning system to help students

    The “Early Warning Continuum” started this school year in an effort to identify students considered at-risk, while providing them with personalized interventions before it’s too late.

  • Rocketship charter petition denied

    The Franklin-McKinley School District, long considered among the friendliest toward charter schools, has denied a request by Rocketship Education to open a third school in the K-8 district.

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