Exposed electrical wiring, tape-covered seats and filthy curtains with massive holes are just some of the problems that a Stagg High School senior says have plagued the school’s theater for years.
The deal calls for a 1 percent salary increase starting Jan. 1, followed by a 1.5 percent raise a year later. Under the plan, they’ll also see their health care benefits increase by $2,800 over the next two years, said Jenni Klose, school board president.
Santa Maria-area schools will be closed Monday in response to the Thomas Fire, Noozhawk.com reported. Santa Maria-Bonita, Santa Maria Joint Union High, Orcutt Union and Guadalupe Union school districts are closing Monday.
Five school districts in Monterey County were identified by the California Department of Education as needing extra help according to criteria established by the California School Dashboard.
When L.A. Unified closed 265 schools because of area fires, meals were sacrificed as well as academics. The nation’s second-largest school system responded by designating three San Fernando Valley schools as areas where students and area families could pick up food Friday and Saturday.
About one-quarter of California’s school districts don’t make the grade in serving students — either in achievement or other areas assessed under the state’s new school report cards. Oakland, Hayward, Antioch, Mount Diablo and Pittsburg unified school districts and East Side Union High in San Jose are among the 228 poorest performers in the state.
Just days after the Chico Unified School District board of trustees narrowly voted to approve the charter petition that will allow Pivot to continue to operate for the next two years, the school is looking forward, with an eye on how it will make the changes stipulated by the district.
As schools nationwide take on the most comprehensive overhaul of science standards in 20 years, a school district in a quiet suburb of Los Angeles has become a pace-setter.
As fire crews fought to get a handle on the raging Thomas fire, all but one school district in Santa Barbara County decided to cancel Monday classes, officials said late Sunday.
On Dec. 7, 2017, the California Department of Education published the California School Dashboard for schools and districts. This database shows indicators of progress on five measures, in color codes selected by the state.