Legislation to put a $13 billion school construction bond on the state ballot next year and a second bond in 2022 moved forward this week with strong support overall from the education community — and a vague promise by the bill’s author to address concerns that state building aid to school districts isn’t equitably distributed.
Coachella Valley Unified School District Superintendent Edwin Gomez has resigned to take a leadership role at the county level, according to a statement from the Riverside County Office of Education.
According to the Riverside County District Attorney’s office, William Clarence Newberry, 59, spent close to $17,000 of the school board association funds for unauthorized personal purchases and to pay personal bills.
Some changes were made to a bill aimed at curbing fraudulent vaccine exemptions among students after a legislative deal was struck between the bill’s author state Sen. Richard Pan (D-Sacramento) and Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Wednesday’s food giveaway was made possible by a new collaborative effort between the Stockton Unified School District, United Way of San Joaquin and Second Harvest.
Kris Cosca, deputy superintendent of Novato Unified School District, was unanimously approved for promotion to superintendent this week by the district’s board of trustees, effective July 1.
More than 30 parents packed a Corte Madera Town Council meeting this week to protest school staff cuts that eliminated a crossing guard at a key intersection.
The board’s Office of Human Relations, Diversity and Equity will work on a revised dress code, with input from students, and make recommendations for implementation in January 2020.
Tuesday’s school board vote on a complicated financial arrangement to build a $55 million portion of El Rancho High School almost came and went in less than 30 seconds.
Lance Morrow, principal of Buhach Colony High School in Atwater, was appointed by the Board of Trustees night as the new Sonora High School principal.