California charter school teachers don’t always have a teaching credential or the federal background checks required of teachers in traditional public schools.
A nonprofit group put together a new report on the plight of teachers trying to make ends meet in the Bay Area, alleging that most educators cannot afford the high cost of housing.
The San Marcos Unified School District on Tuesday will hold a public hearing to consider forming a $10 million community funding district for the Discovery Village housing project.
Nearly half a million Los Angeles children and teenagers are streaming into more than 1,000 public campuses for a new school year Tuesday morning, many carrying burdens from their world outside the schoolyard gates.
Most Americans believe that K-12 schools deserve more money, the federal government should chip in a bigger share of education costs and a college education — especially at community colleges — should be tuition-free, according a nationwide education poll released Tuesday.
From Oakland to Los Angeles and San Diego, districts with the largest numbers of charter schools, the fights over buildings are becoming more fraught, charter renewals more contested, positions of school boards more entrenched.
What if a student’s academic data could be tracked from their first day of school all the way until they graduate college in a way that was not available before? A Kern County pilot program is on its way to do just that.
Following a year full of turmoil for many Marin school districts, four new superintendents and a new interim superintendent are planning for more peaceful times when school starts again in the coming days.
When children attend a new elementary school in Mountain View, Calif. on Monday after a long summer vacation, they will be gracing a campus that is believed to be the first in the United States named after an undocumented immigrant.
The debate in California highlights some of the difficult questions that educators will face: Which groups, and whose histories, should be included?