When San Diego schools resume after the summer break, they will open with stronger arts education programs, counselors for elementary students, and expanded use of restorative justice discipline policies, under a $1.4 billion operating budget and funding plan that goes to the Board of Education today.
The San Jose Evergreen Community College District and Milpitas Unified School District’s joint community college extension project is rapidly taking form adjacent to Thomas Russell Middle School on Escuela Parkway.
A full audit by the state controller and legislation that will be heard this week could threaten the operation of California Virtual Academies, a network of nonprofit online charter schools tied to the publicly traded education company K12, Inc.
The campaign for extending a schools tax on high-income Californians kicked off this week with the release of undisclosed donors involved in fighting against the levy when it last appeared on the ballot.
The Montebello Teachers Association has asked the Board of Education to fire Superintendent Susanna Contreras Smith in reaction to a letter the district sent out disparaging the union.
Summer school is not longer only for students who want to erase an “F” grade. It’s increasingly becoming, for those who can afford it, the time when a high school students stack their transcript with classes for college admission.
After the federal government recently fined a prominent former superintendent for allegedly playing both sides in several school financial deals, a review by The Bee shows that many Valley school districts don’t have safeguards to prevent possible conflicts of interest.
After months of negotiations, the Poway Unified School District board scheduled a July 11 special meeting to end Superintendent John Collins’ leave and the district’s audit of his pay and benefits, and voted to hire Edward Velasquez as interim superintendent, starting Aug. 1.
In the next big step taken to see a school and park on the 1700 block of McCandless Drive in southern Milpitas, city and school officials approved a joint-use agreement at their respective meetings this month.
The LA Fund has joined forces with LA’s Promise, a nonprofit that manages three district schools, to create LA Promise Fund, a new organization whose goals will include forming charter schools.