The Kern High School District is working with the state Department of Justice and the Attorney General’s office related to allegations that high-ranking district administrators misused a police information database, Trustee Mike Williams announced in a prepared statement Tuesday.
The Pasadena Unified School District has fewer police officers on its campus than at any point in the last 10 years, according to officials. The lessened police presence has some parents worried about student safety, but others argued fewer officers might mean fewer students getting arrested over minor offenses.
Soledad Unified School District Superintendent Rupi Boyd has agreed to resign effective Nov. 1. The resignation was accepted Friday at a special meeting, where trustees approved a “separation agreement” between Boyd and the district.
A federal judge ruled that the Santa Monica Malibu School District violated the Toxic Substances Control Act for failing to remediate Malibu schools for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) — but upheld the current school district’s schedule for remediation.
School resumed Tuesday at Rim of the World High School in Lake Arrowhead with something noticeably missing: pickup trucks with Confederate flags staked in their beds, a top school district official said.
Santa Ana Unified School District board member Cecilia “Ceci” Iglesias has accepted thousands of dollars in political contributions above the district’s limit, according to her campaign filings.
In December, Maria Hernandez agreed to purchase $2,500 in software to help her children do better in school. A man and a woman who said they were district employees told her that her kids were doing poorly in class. But the sales people who knocked on their door were not school district employees,
A freshman football player at El Diamante High became infected with a flesh-eating bacteria that attacked his hand and required surgery. Camil Flores posted a photo of her son Matthew’s hand on Facebook, which has been shared more than 9,000 times. He reported getting a cut on his hand from a football helmet.
Jurupa Unified School District officials received an unconfirmed report that two Indian Hills Elementary School students were diagnosed with leprosy, which prompted them to send a letter home to parents Friday, Sept. 2.
Proponents of a ballot measure to extend higher taxes in California are running a TV ad arguing that the measure is necessary to avoid significant school funding cuts. But the ad’s warning of $4 billion in cuts if the measure does not pass relies on an optimistic assumption of how much money the tax will raise, as well as an overly simplistic characterization of school funding estimates.