A new Field-IGS Poll reveals that California voters favor Proposition 58, a November ballot measure that would let schools expand bilingual education — but the support turns to opposition when voters are told the measure would replace much of Proposition 227.
More than 50 teachers and parents protested outside El Camino Real Charter High School before classes Wednesday, demanding top administrators be held accountable for a credit-card spending controversy in an effort to “save our charter.”
Those in the Sikh and Muslim communities are welcoming a bill signed into law Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown specifically designed to protect these students from bullying on California’s school campuses.
The San Francisco school board voted to bar board members and the superintendent from directly soliciting campaign donations from district employees, a policy aimed at preventing undue influence over subordinates.
Teachers held a silent demonstration and then spilled into the hallway outside the district’s boardroom hours before a regularly scheduled school board meeting, with contract negotiation talks further stalled and the reality of a teachers strike becoming ever more real.
A controversial proposal to open a charter school in San Rafael City Schools has been rejected by the school board.
The state has been sued (and it settled), the Department of Justice has investigated, and tens of thousand of students have not been able to fully participate in school due to language limitations. Now a federal grant will allow the Los Angeles Unified School District to try something new to help some of its youngest English language learners (ELLs) achieve better educational outcomes.
Students in Irvine have stepped closer to becoming the first high school group in the West Coast to put an operational satellite into orbit. Irvine Public Schools Foundation – a nonprofit group that raises money for the Irvine Unified School District – provided $150,000 to get the launch off the ground.
Years of declining enrollment have spared Antioch Unified the worst of the teacher shortage plaguing school districts throughout California.The district lost 516 students between 2014-15 and last year alone and it is expecting about 433 more will leave this school year, a trend that administrators project will continue for the next five years.
Embattled El Camino Real Charter High School “strongly believes it has cured” all violations alleged by the Los Angeles Unified School District, including fiscal mismanagement, according to the school’s formal response to claims by the district.