Education Headlines

  • Fillmore Unified in hunt for business administrator

    The Fillmore Unified School District is searching for a new assistant superintendent of business services after an administrator left in the middle of the school year to be closer to his family.

  • 66 high school students told to stay home over measles scare

    Officials say 66 students at a Southern California high school have been told to stay home through the end of next week because they may have been exposed to measles and are not vaccinated. The Desert Sands Unified School District says the students were released from class at Palm Desert High School Wednesday.

  • Schools don’t track whether under-vaccinated kids get all of their shots

    State law allows incoming kindergartners who have received at least one dose of each required vaccine, but are not up to date, state law allows schools to accept them as to enter school as “conditional entrants.” Then it’s up to the school to notify a family when a “conditional” kid’s next shot is due. But, this doesn’t always happen.

  • EdSource: Poll shows residents split on whether to extend tax increases

    Californians are evenly divided on whether the state should extend the temporary tax increases approved by voters under Proposition 30 that have helped lift schools out of the recession, according to a survey released Wednesday.

  • Fresno Unified recoups $550,000 after statewide Office Depot settlement

    Fresno Unified teachers are each getting $150 to buy classroom supplies as part of a $550,000 payout from Office Depot, which allegedly overcharged the school district and more than 1,000 other California government agencies for office supplies between 2005 and 2010.

  • Rialto Unified: Embezzler Judith Oakes confesses in newly released police video, audio

    After years of embezzling from the Rialto Unified School District, former accountant Judith Oakes confessed to the crime in a school district office to a pair of Rialto Police Department detectives.

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