To staff their classrooms for the 2015-2016 school year, districts in San Diego and Imperial counties hired more than 700 teachers who had not yet completed their training. That alarming statistic is the kind many use to illustrate just how severely the state needs teachers.
A California high school student sparked controversy last week after he created a campaign video that included people dressed as Muslim terrorists.
The Legislature initially let superintendents give people permission to carry guns on campus to ensure domestic violence survivors could protect themselves, Assemblyman Kevin McCarty said. But the Sacramento Democrat says the provision has been “exploited” by school districts.
President Trump’s full budget proposal for fiscal year 2018, to be released Tuesday, calls for a $9.2 billion, or 13.5 percent, spending cut to education. The cuts would be spread across K-12 and aid to higher education, according to documents released by the White House.
HippoMD, named after the Hippocratic oath for doctors, began testing telemedicine in early 2016 at John H. Still Elementary in the Meadowview area of south Sacramento. The company now serves about 3,000 students at five elementary schools.
At a special board meeting Tuesday, the Redlands Unified School District Board of Education met with representatives from Dave Long & Associates to discuss the search process and develop a timeline to replace longtime Superintendent Lori Rhodes.
Beginning with the Campbell Union High School District’s 2020 graduating class, students will have to pass a new batch of classes before receiving diplomas.
Joe Aldridge is no stranger to the challenges of school finance, and he knows that will be an advantage when he takes over as superintendent/principal at Columbia Elementary this summer.
After a four-month search, Coachella Valley Unified School District appointed Edwin Gomez to serve as the east valley district’s next superintendent during Thursday’s board meeting. Gomez, who has served as superintendent of Adelanto Elementary School District for the past four years, will take the helm on June 12.
A San Diego Superior Court judge ordered two Julian charter schools to close by June 30, but the state Board of Education has intervened and given them a year’s reprieve.