Chico Unified School District could soon be responsible for overseeing another charter school. Pivot North Valley II Charter School submitted a charter petition to the board to renew its charter in the district last month, and on Wednesday, Pivot administrators presented on the school and its mission during a school board meeting.
San Diego Unified School District board President Richard Barrera has issued a call to action on several social issues, saying housing, immigration and criminal justice reform all affect education.
An Etiwanda School District teacher lost his teaching credentials after he was accused of forcibly grabbing two students during the 2012-13 school year.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, a California political megadonor with far-reaching ties to pro-charter school causes and candidates, has put up $75,000 to help pay legal bills for the defense of embattled Los Angeles Unified School Board member Ref Rodriguez.
New conflict-of-interest allegations that came to light Monday focus on significantly more money — about $285,000 — and on Ref Rodriguez’s actions as co-founder of a charter school network, his area of expertise.
About 140 Calaveras County teachers will go out on strike Thursday morning unless their union can reach an agreement with the Calaveras Unified School District on a dispute that has been rankling educators for over a year and a half — teacher compensation.
City Council members said Tuesday night they would support formalized communication protocols with the Dublin school board, prompted by a recent — and apparently unappreciated —conversation between a council member and the schools superintendent.
Chemistry teacher Windy Pappas returned to Woodland Senior High School on Tuesday, four days after being placed on paid administrative leave for kneeling during the national anthem at a homecoming pep rally.
With the flick of a pen, Governor Jerry Brown undermined months of work Saturday that some California school districts — including Kern High School District — have undertaken to allow Concealed Carry Weapon permit holders to bring firearms onto campuses.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law about 100 bills related to education or children’s issues. Some 26 bills were vetoed. That’s based on an EdSource tally of the bills that made it to his desk this year. Oct. 15 was the deadline for the governor to take action.