On Tuesday, hundreds of Los Angeles Unified School District campuses will open for the new year, and thousands of students will stream through cafeterias for breakfast, lunch and even “supper.”
Poway isn’t the only district where special education costs are going beyond what’s given to districts from the state and federal governments.
With the stroke of a pen, Gov. Jerry Brown has reversed a half-century-old law that prevented aspiring teachers in California from majoring in education and required them to pursue a teaching credential only after earning a bachelor’s degree.
Some elected school boards have declared their districts “safe havens” or “sanctuaries,” which means they offer protections and create a welcoming environment for students and families who are undocumented immigrants.
It’s one of nine new independent charters opening within Los Angeles Unified School District this year, and the only one dedicated to fighting homelessness with an arsenal of social services to assist families ease into the workforce and away from the streets.
The Banning Unified School District plans to seek reimbursement for money paid to former trustee Jan Spann if her claims of serving as a nurse in Vietnam are proven to be unfounded.
The Alum Rock Union School District board on Thursday beat back another attempt to cut ties with its controversial construction manager and instead stood firmly by Del Terra Real Estate, which is in line to reap tens of millions of dollars for overseeing construction in the East San Jose district.
Senate Bill 328 would make California the first state in the nation to prohibit public middle and high schools from starting first period any earlier than 8:30 a.m.
The Human Rights Campaign – the largest LGBT organization in the country – is calling for Fresno Unified school board president Brooke Ashjian to resign after he made controversial statements about teaching sex education that includes lessons on LGBT.
Voters passed $1.4 billion in Kern County school bonds last November to patch up leaking roofs, construct new state-of-the-art buildings and bring older ones into the 21st century – a massive undertaking that will take years of work.