Jon Gundry, superintendent of the county office of education, cited the district’s failure to track bond spending, among other things that came to light after a critical state audit of Alum Rock earlier this month.
The Los Angeles Unified school board jumped ahead of a new state law last week and instructed the school district to immediately create a plan to train teachers on the leading learning disability in California:, a reading impairment known as dyslexia.
The final round of tests in San Diego Unified School District found no schools other than ones that were previously detected had high levels of lead in drinking fountains and faucets, district officials said Thursday.
Four years ago, eight California schools districts that banded together in a nonprofit organization called CORE received federal permission under the No Child Left Behind Act to create their own school accountability system. Now the districts want the state’s permission to continue their experimentation.
California lawmakers have put forward a raft of proposals offering extra perks for teachers this session, prompted by what supporters say is an urgent need to do more to encourage people to get into the profession or stay there.
Azusa Pacific University announced a new agreement on Tuesday with the Covina-Valley Unified school district, in which the university will grant qualifying students in the district guaranteed admission, as well as an annual $10,000 scholarship.
A recently awarded grant may help Bellflower Unified School District administrators add battery electric vehicles to their school bus fleet.
The school district is looking at deficit spending in 2017-2018, 2018-2019 and 2019-2020, which it will likely cover using reserve funding, Assistant Superintendent of Businesses Services Kevin Bultema said at a CUSD board meeting Wednesday at Marsh Junior High.
Students at a Southern California high school got a lesson in political corruption after it was revealed that a faculty adviser rigged the election for class president and two other races.
The Hayward Unified School District will lay off at least nine employees over the next three months and not fill nine vacancies to trim about half a million dollars from its budget. But it’ll also add a handful of new positions and pass out raises to several employees.