State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond has announced the release of the California Department of Education’s (CDE) first-ever mobile app for the California School Dashboard.
Despite repeated calls to resign from board members and the community, Fresno Unified trustee Terry Slatic refused to step down Thursday night during a special board meeting regarding his behavior on the Bullard High campus last week.
An independent fiscal adviser blasted the Sacramento City Unified School District this spring while it was calculating huge cuts to jobs and programs, saying he had “no confidence” in its business staff or their data.
In a statement released Tuesday in response to the records request, Sweetwater Union High School District officials said the valedictorian’s allegations were based on rumors — not fact.
Last month, an explosive indictment filed in San Diego alleged a charter school scam that was both lucrative and audacious: Two men, along with a handful of close employees, managed to siphon $80 million of public education funds into “consulting” companies they controlled.
Federal law enforcement agents have seized records from the home of the former director of Community Preparatory Academy, a Los Angeles charter school that recently closed amid allegations of fiscal mismanagement.
Should school start times be delayed? There’s a state bill demanding high schools start no earlier than 8:30 in the morning and middle schools start no earlier than 8.
A superintendent in Fresno County faced tough criticism Tuesday and potential discipline from the school board in connection with a controversial active-shooter drill in which a school employee wore a mask and held a fake gun while shaking classroom doors.
The Val Verde Unified School District Police Department’s active shooter drill in late June helped personnel from several agencies train for what to do if someone opened fire on a campus.
A July report from the Public Policy Institute of California found students throughout the state are making “significant progress” on English assessments, but experiencing “stalled gains” in mathematics.