When some districts begin administering the online pilot tests on March 20, California will effectively be in violation of a ruling issued by the U.S. Department of Education two days before President Barack Obama left office.
An electrical fire in a classroom at Curtis Creek Elementary School early Thursday morning closed school for the remainder of the week.
Proposed teacher layoffs and cuts to school services brought out a vast groundswell of public condemnation against the Sonora Union High School Board Thursday night.
A committee of six Montebello Unified School District employees plus two district board members will have the difficult task of coming up with $15 million in cuts from the district’s budget within the next three weeks.
Delaine Eastin, the former state superintendent of public instruction, officially kicked off her campaign for governor of California on Thursday. Last November, Eastin indicated she intended to run for the post that Gov. Jerry Brown will vacate in 2018, but yesterday’s announcement made it official.
Amid an investigation of Parlier Unified’s finances, Superintendent Edward Lucero has been placed on administrative leave, following former district leader Gerardo Alvarez, who was put on leave in 2015.
Two Fresno Unified trustees want to end discussions of potentially ousting superintendent Michael Hanson, saying politics are interfering with what’s best for the district.
CalSTRS will consider lowering its official investment forecast in a move expected to require higher contributions from state taxpayers once again for the teachers’ pension fund. The cost to the state could be an additional $153 million starting with the next fiscal year.
School district trustees voted 4-0 on Jan. 11 to approve a nearly $2.3 million contract with architecture firm Hibser Yamauchi, of Oakland, to design the estimated 30,120-square-foot performing arts center on the Mt. Eden High School campus.
Los Angeles Unified School District bus supervisor was fired and two assistant bus supervisors resigned after being accused of workplace drinking, drug possession and inappropriate behavior, some of it caught on camera, school officials disclosed this week.