A former school psychologist has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the Anaheim Union High School District, alleging that she was retaliated against after raising concerns about the level of services offered to students with disabilities.
More than 10 percent of San Diego Unified school districts’ 105,406 students were born outside of the United States, according to data from the district. They come from 162 other nations, so along with the U.S., the district’s students have 163 countries of origin.
More than 250 California charter schools – including dozens in Southern California – violate state law by keeping out low-performing students and creating unfair admission policies, a new report concludes.
An alliance of community groups and state leaders has banded together to urge Gov. Jerry Brown to sign legislation aimed at charter school accountability and transparency by ensuring public access to the same financial records, governance meeti
Counties across California are stepping up efforts to ensure that students going to schools in juvenile detention facilities make it back to their communities — and have a fighting chance to succeed in school and life.
A coalition of parents has dropped its lawsuit challenging California’s new vaccination law that prohibits parents whose children attend public or private schools from opting out of required vaccinations based on their personal beliefs.
A Superior Court judge has tossed out a San Francisco city ordinance that made it illegal to evict teachers and child care providers during the school year, a law city officials hoped would help stem the exodus of educators being priced out of the city.
Hundreds of Stockton Teachers Association members packed together on the corners of Pacific Avenue and March Lane, ringing cowbells and trading thumbs ups with passing motorists. “Respect our teachers” and “We will walk” were written large and clear on white signs. A small bus decked out in Oakland Raiders gear honked to the teachers’ delight.
Here in the heart of Calaveras County’s “upcountry,” Rail Road Flat Elementary has devised a busy daily schedule of hands-on activities in an effort to keep the school from shuttering.
Fresh off a victory in a lawsuit that would have changed state employment rules for teachers, the California Teachers Association is launching a statewide radio campaign calling for more “accountability and transparency” of California charter schools.