Schools in the Sacramento area are announcing closures or other measures to reduce exposure as wildfire smoke continues to create poor air quality throughout much of Northern California.
All Folsom Cordova Unified School District schools and offices will be closed Thursday due to “persistent unhealthy air quality conditions,” the district said in a news release Wednesday night. No bus service will be provided Thursday because of the closure.
Chris Berdoll, 48, who’s taught at the Atascadero Fine Arts Academy since August 2011, was arrested on Sept. 10 and later charged with 44 felonies related to child pornography production and possession.
LA Unified’s school board voted Tuesday to study using district property to house homeless students and their families, despite split public opinion.
The fate of 1,000 students at Thrive charter schools is uncertain after the San Diego Unified School District board declined to renew the four campuses at a board meeting Tuesday, citing continuously decreasing state test scores.
The Pasadena Unified school board’s self-imposed deadline for finding $10.1 million in mandated, long-term cuts is Thursday, when the board will be tasked with big decisions about how to come up with the last $1.6 million in reductions.
An administrator at a small school district in Avenal created fake invoices for book sets and board games when she was really buying gift cards – most of which are now missing.
In a document released Wednesday, a spectrum of prominent education organizations, leaders and supporters is calling on Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom and the next Legislature to advance an extensive California agenda that includes increased, sustainable K-12 funding, expanded access to data systems and a fuller commitment to early childhood education.
The Camp fire — the deadliest wildfire in California history, with at least 56 dead and hundreds missing — left Paradise High School still standing, physically. But its fate remains uncertain amid an exodus.
A thick layer of smoke blanketed Bay Area skies for the fifth straight day on Tuesday, again prompting warnings about unhealthy air quality and leaving some Marin parents wondering why school officials haven’t called off classes to protect kids from exposure.