A unified system of education for all children has been adopted as the California vision for education, and everything from teacher training to funding streams is shifting into line to make it happen.
The nation’s second-largest school system on Tuesday sent a message to President-elect Donald Trump: Los Angeles’ public schools will continue to be “safe zones” for students in the U.S. illegally.
When it comes to rewarding school administrators, Bay Area districts rank among the top in the state, according to a pay study released Tuesday by Transparent California.
President-elect Donald Trump himself hasn’t weighed in on school meal regulations. But Republicans, school nutrition directors and some in the food industry have balked at parts of the administration’s rules that set stricter fat, sugar and sodium limits, among other standards, on foods in the lunch line and beyond.
The Lindsay Unified School District in Tulare County has embraced “performance-based learning,” which breaks down the way classrooms are traditionally structured so that students can work independently, with teachers providing individualized support.
Three of the top 10 paid school employees in Orange County in 2015 came from the same school district – Newport-Mesa Unified – and all 10 received more than $300,000 in salary and benefits.
The board for Los Angeles schools voted Tuesday on a resolution calling for the permanent closure of the natural gas storage field near Porter Ranch that leaked last year, prompting the relocation of two schools.
An Oak Grove High School PE teacher who allegedly told a student that he might be deported once Donald Trump is president has been placed on leave and is under investigation.
The Panama-Buena Vista Union School District secured a $7 million grant this week to transform one of southwest Bakersfield’s poorest schools into a STEAM Academy that administrators say will be revolutionary.
A state report on the precarious financial situation at Sonora Union High School describes a perfect storm that resulted from declining enrollment, unsustainably small class sizes and a district that did not properly consider staffing needs and the long-term ramifications of its collective bargaining agreements.