California’s record-high $78 billion school budget still leaves districts to pay for the bulk of special education costs, advocates say — and those costs have been on the rise for years.
A Republican assemblyman’s bill that this year extended the disclosure requirements to bond requests has spurred schools to rise in opposition.
Following a six-year process, the San Diego Unified School District is set to approve a first-of-its-kind real estate development deal that promises to bring the institution more than $40 million in revenue over a 66-year period and create additional housing supply in Miramar Ranch North.
In an anticipated public hearing, members of the Palm Desert Charter Middle School community filled the board room at Desert Sands Unified School District to express their feelings about this year’s rocky charter renewal process.
Fresno Unified is considering buying the old juvenile detention hall in southeast Fresno, according to Superintendent Bob Nelson, with plans to turn it into an alternative education center.
A health simulation company called Kognito has developed a training program for teachers in middle schools to recognize at-risk behavior, and it’s one of several new tools being used by Bay Area schools to combat teen suicide since the passage of AB2246.
Teachers at the West Contra Costa Unified School District will soon be the highest paid in the county following a board resolution to increase salaries by 15 percent over two years.
In a historic decision, a new public elementary school in Mountain View will be named after an undocumented immigrant Jose Antonio Vargas, an award-winning journalist, documentary filmmaker and activist.
Following the February massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., California legislators, like their counterparts around the nation, introduced a number of bills to address school safety.
Along with about 30 others, Conner Cook attended Wednesday nights’ board meeting in support of Amy Estes, a lesbian middle school teacher who said homophobic cyberbullying drove her out of the classroom.