Monterey County top education officials are proposing changes that would dramatically increase oversight of children being homeschooled. The new regulations, which are scheduled to be approved in two weeks, aim to prevent severe abuse from going undetected if children are being educated at home.
The troubled Sausalito Marin City School District has a new leader, but the selection was not unanimous. Will McCoy, superintendent of the Red Bluff Union Elementary School District, was selected by the Sausalito Marin City board Tuesday. He begins Aug. 15.
Faced with higher than average drop-out rates, Galt Joint Union High School District is joining more than 160 high schools nationally this fall who have implemented the Get Focused, Stay Focused curriculum.
There was widespread agreement at a legislative hearing Wednesday on a lack of clarity and consistency in how the state’s charter schools are approved and overseen. But school and county district officials and charter school leaders characterized the problems very differently and disagreed over how to fix them.
Kern High School District Trustee Chad Vegas stormed out after a heated board meeting Monday, accusing a colleague of voting against awarding a $387,000 consulting contract to a local public relations firm because of a “personal vendetta.”
Failing to reach a deal on a dispute over salary, teachers in the Salinas Union High School District return to work Wednesday without a settled contract.
California’s top two education officials on Monday spelled out their complaints with proposed federal regulations that they said would conflict with and undermine the state’s new plan to help schools improve and hold them accountable for student achievement.
Two South County mayors are circulating a letter seeking signatures opposing an $889 million bond measure for school improvements the Capistrano Unified School District is considering for the Nov. 8 ballot.
Tom Brown was scrolling through his news feed on Monday afternoon when he found the school he runs on a list that made him gasp.
he U.S. Department of Education ruled the Oakland school district discriminated against a 9-year-old autistic boy who was restrained 92 times during one school year, sometimes for up to 90 minutes at a time, according to an announcement Tuesday.