An 18-year-old Bakersfield High School student who was late to class and refused to leave his desk until his teacher marked him as present was tasered twice by a Kern High School District Police Department officer, a lawsuit filed in September claims.
More than two dozen teachers, parents and students, several of them near tears, spoke to the Sonora Union High School Board of Trustees Thursday night about the financial crisis the district faces and the tough decisions that must be made in the coming weeks and months.
Tuolumne County Superintendent Margie Bulkin has given Sonora Union High School District board members a financial recovery plan created by the troubled Inglewood Unified School as a guide for what she expects to see when the district submits an updated budget in two weeks.
Menlo Park voters likely will be asked in March to pay more taxes toward schools, but how much more is still in question. Erik Burmeister, who will take over as superintendent July 1, said if voters do not at least renew Measure C, a $207 parcel tax set to expire at the end of June, the district would have to lay off teachers.
A former information technology worker at the Oakley Union Elementary School District is suing the district for wrongful termination, claiming she was let go after filing a sexual harassment complaint against her boss.
More than 14,000 Orange County students in secondary schools and community colleges participate in career pathway programs. These provide hands-on learning, mentoring and internships as part of partnerships with industries in sectors that have experienced a shortage of qualified workers.
California faces a statewide teacher shortage because so many are leaving the job and so few are entering the profession, according to a new survey released Wednesday. And most school districts surveyed said the problem is getting worse.
With less than two months before President-elect Donald Trump takes office, California education officials this week have filed an appeal to the U.S Department of Education, seeking to administer one statewide standardized test in science this spring, a pilot test based on new standards known as the Next Generation Science Standards.
The U.S. Department of Education is auditing the accuracy of high school graduation rates in California and Alabama. Launched in the summer, the federal inquiry coincides with record graduation rates reached throughout the state, including the San Diego and Los Angeles unified school districts.
Former El Camino Real Charter High School principal David Fehte, who resigned in October after becoming embroiled in a credit card-spending controversy, will be receiving $215,000 for his sudden departure under an arrangement with the school’s governing board, the Daily News has learned.