The sun was already sinking below the horizon on the final night of the lawmaking year as nearly two dozen lobbyists stalked the Capitol’s brightly lit hallways, making sure lawmakers didn’t approve a new math and science school for disadvantaged students.
Milpitas Unified School District Superintendent Cheryl Jordan wants immigrant families in the community to know that “our school community is here for them.”
One parent’s pleas and outrage have prompted administrators at a Cerritos high school to discontinue a classroom activity that simulated the slave system in colonial America by binding students’ hands together, lying them down in a dark room and showing them a clip of the film “Roots.”
The improved ratings now include course access, student progress and equity — which are intended to help parents choose schools, advocate to improve them and support their children’s education.
California is the only state that does not require its high school athletic trainers to be certified in any way. The state doesn’t even require schools to have trainers at games. So many do not.
A jury has awarded the girl $36.1 million, ruling that Durham School Services, a private school bus company, and one of its drivers were negligent when they failed to notify the San Bernardino City Unified School District about a pattern of unsafe crossings at that bus stop.
Next week, Pomona Unified School District will begin issuing laptops to Armstrong Elementary’s students and to those at nine other district campuses.
Enrollment in Chico Unified School District is up. The number of students in the district has grown continuously since 2014 after several years of declining enrollment, and this year, the district is serving approximately 12,250 students, an increase of about 200 students from last year.
A 5-year-old boy from Modesto, California, was suspended for a day after he reportedly told his teacher he had a bomb in his backpack.
An attorney on Tuesday, Sept. 19, announced that four former students of Redlands High School special education teacher and convicted sex offender Kevin Patrick Kirkland have filed a lawsuit alleging school and district officials failed to protect them and properly address complaints of sexual misconduct.