Senator Anthony J. Portantino, D–La Cañada Flintridge has reintroduced SB 328 the science based, landmark School Start Time Bill, which would mandate a later start time for the state’s public schools.
Last month, the Chino Valley Unified school board voted to let its long-running legal battle over prayer during public meetings lapse. Now, the Orange County Board of Education wants to take up the case.
Just days before Oakland teachers are expected to go on strike, a fact-finding report required by California law lays out a precise and grim picture of the district’s financial struggles, with sobering implications for other districts attempting to settle labor disputes with their teachers.
Teachers here are poised to go on strike Thursday despite the findings of a state-appointed arbitrator that the financially strapped district can’t afford to give them the raise they’re asking for, a dilemma that union leaders say was avoidable.
L.A. schools Supt. Austin Beutner works for the Board of Education, but some board members say they need to know more about where he intends to take the nation’s second-largest school system.
Oakland schools and teachers are gearing up for a Thursday strike after both sides failed to reach an agreement. On Monday, Oakland’s mayor told reporters she believes a strike is unavoidable but hopes it will be short lived given a series of new developments.
The Red for Ed teachers movement, which originated to advance teachers’ demands in states with Republican legislatures, is now spreading through California at a quickening pace.
We, the undersigned principals in Oakland Unified, call upon the community and state of California to support teachers and students by increasing funding to public school districts.
The Fresno County District Attorney’s Office announced Friday that no charges will be filed against Fresno Unified School District board member Terrence Slatic or an unnamed 15-year-old related to a Jan. 11 physical altercation at Bullard High School.
61-year-old Irvine man charged with embezzling $3.2 million from a charter school in Santa Ana has been extradited to the U.S. from Spain, prosecutors said.