The Columbia Union School Board Tuesday hired Diane Dotson as interim superintendent-principal.
A state audit of federal funding found the South Bay Union School District needs to better monitor programs and money earmarked to help at-risk students.
San Rafael parents, teachers and community members unleashed a barrage of opposition to the controversial proposed San Rafael charter school, Ipso, at a Marin County Board of Education meeting Tuesday.
The decision, made in recent weeks, pits state education officials against the U.S. Department of Education, which told California officials in a Sept. 30 letter that they must continue to administer the older science based on standards adopted in 1998, and publish the scores on those tests.
After a unanimous rejection from the local school board, a controversial proposed San Rafael charter school is appealing the decision to the Marin County Board of Education on Tuesday.
The West Contra Costa school district board took the advice of its staff and rejected the petition of the Caliber Beta Academy charter school to open a high school to extend its K-8 program through the 12th grade.
More than a dozen school districts across the East Bay are hitching their pitch for local bond measures and parcel taxes to this year’s presidential election, hoping that the increased voter turnout will give them a boost at the polls.
With the table set for an appeal to raise school taxes, school officials in 13 districts from San Jose to Daly City are seeking voter approval for taxes that would help modernize classrooms, hire more teachers, update technology and give employees raises.
In an effort to come together to finalize a deal on teacher contracts, negotiation teams from Stockton Unified and the Stockton Teachers Association met once again on Thursday in a marathon meeting that lasted more than 10 hours.
Lake and Mendocino county elementary students have some of the highest truancy rates in the state, while Napa County has one of the lowest, according to a report out from the state attorney general’s office this week.