Education Headlines

  • Butte County ROP cutting some classes

    A program that offers career-technical courses to high school students will be making some cuts in the next school year, which could narrow choices for some teenagers.

  • Budget update for Fremont schools: slight increase in revenues, decrease in expenses

    Fremont Unified School District’s Board of Education received a report March 11 indicating the financial health of the school district is in good order, and approved a positive financial certification to the Alameda County Office of Education for the second interim budget.

  • Oakland: Outside investigator to look at security guard incidents at schools

    The Oakland school district is paying a consultant $30,000 to conduct an internal affairs investigation of its police department on use of force at school campuses.

  • EdSource: In California, opposition to Common Core relatively minimal

    In contrast to other parts of the country where the Common Core standards have run into fierce opposition, several large California school districts and communities served by a leading charter-school organization have experienced considerable support and little overt opposition to the new standards in math and English language arts.

  • Supreme Court turns away Bay Area students’ free-speech case

    The U.S. Supreme Court denied an appeal Monday by high school students in Morgan Hill who were barred from wearing American flags on their T-shirts on Cinco de Mayo, a year after an angry confrontation between flag-waving Anglo and Mexican American students.

  • Panama-Buena Vista teachers OK 7 percent raise

    Teachers in the Panama-Buena Vista Union School District approved a tentative agreement Thursday that would, if approved by the school board, mean a 4 percent raise next school year and a 3 percent raise the following year.

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