Francisco Becerra joined a crew of transportation personnel who appeared before the school board on Thursday evening to express his frustrations about the staff shortages wreaking havoc on the condition of the buses and threatening the safety of students.
Four of the five unions associated with Sacramento City Unified School District — all but the teachers union — have joined in a coalition aiming to collaborate with the district to address the “crisis” posed by a $24 million deficit, the labor groups announced Thursday in a press conference.
The educational background of a San Marcos school trustee has come into question after a challenger in the upcoming election accused her of falsely claiming she had a college degree.
Oakland students can count on taking the bus to and from school through at least June 2020, thanks to a deal between the Oakland Unified School District and AC Transit and some financial assistance from the state.
After eight years and thousands of complaints, the San Francisco Board of Education will consider overhauling a student assignment system that relies heavily on the luck of the draw for families forced to submit dozens of choices of schools for children entering kindergarten.
Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have required middle and high schools to start their classes no earlier than 8:30 a.m. The measure, SB 328 by Sen. Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge), sparked impassioned debate in the Legislature.
What youth and civil rights advocates have called a decades-long suspension epidemic in California schools is showing signs of subsiding, with a new report finding that suspensions have dropped significantly across all student groups over a recent five-year period.
For the past dozen or so years, if you had a question about special education in Ventura County, you went to Mary Samples. And she always had the answers.
In an effort to identify chronically absent students in the Stockton Unified School District, officials took part of an operation earlier this month to visit homes across the city and get them the support they need to return to the classroom.
Kids must leave their phones at home or keep them turned off during the entire school day – a concept that Corona del Mar Middle School principal, Rebecca Gogel, has been enforcing in Southern California for the last two years.