Education Headlines

  • Pacific Grove, Greenfield seek bond approval

    For the computerized pilot test most California students had to take in the spring, the nearly 500 pupils at Pacific Grove Middle school took turns using two computer labs with fewer than 35 computers each.

  • Lodi Unified School District approves active shooter training for teachers

    Improving safety measures has become a top priority for Lodi Unified School District, which has raised fences and increased the number of security cameras at local school campuses. Soon, a new program will prepare schools for a worst-case scenario: a gunman on campus.

  • Chula Vista teachers step closer to strike

    A mediator appointed by the state to help Chula Vista teachers and the school district resolve their labor differences has failed to bring the two sides together on a contract, administrators and union officials announced Monday. The dispute now goes to fact finding, the last hope for settling.

  • JURUPA VALLEY: District reviewing program that had youths collect recyclables

    As television cameras rolled Monday night, Jurupa school officials publicly apologized to parents of special education students and promised a thorough review of the functional skills program that had them dig through trash for recyclables to earn money.

  • HEMET: Teachers cut extra hours to protest district contract

    Educators in Hemet – in a labor dispute over salary and class sizes – are not doing anything more than their contract calls for and are not participating in voluntary activities.

  • Los Angeles Unified softens approach to policing students

    The leaders of Los Angeles Unified rallied in front of Manual Arts Senior High School in Los Angeles on Tuesday to champion a softer approach to policing students.

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