The Azusa Unified School District’s board voted unanimously to give superintendent Linda Kaminski a $16,500 raise on Tuesday, despite the district’s budget woes and parent concerns about how the district is being run.
Turlock Unified took the first steps to shift its trustee elections to even-numbered years and is weighing changing its board from seven members to five, both in reaction to citizen apathy.
California public high schools are seeing a rise in students taking Advanced Placement exams, as well as an overall improvement in scores on these college-placement exams, said state Superintendent Tom Torlakson on Wednesday.
With news that the Trump administration is rolling back former President Obama’s guidance on protecting transgender students, State Supt. of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson is reminding California students of their rights.
John Campbell, Kings Canyon Unified’s deputy superintendent, was named superintendent on Tuesday. Campbell will replace Juan Garza, who announced his plans to retire earlier this month after leading the district for 15 years.
Fresno Unified students, parents and community members urged the school board to pass a resolution protecting undocumented students at a meeting Wednesday night.
For the second time this month, the Lodi Unified School District Board of Trustees voted to postpone discussion and possible adoption of a resolution making the district a safe haven for its enrolled students.
The El Monte Union High School District’s decision to hold an election in November 2017 will cost the district $167,000 more than it would have cost to postpone the election until 2018, according to an estimate from the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder’s office.
A nearly two-year long NBC Bay Area investigation revealed schools call the police on black students and children with disabilities at disproportionately higher rates than their peers. Nationally, black students are about 3 times more likely to be arrested than white students.
Desert Sands Unified School District appointed a longtime Nevada educator to serve as superintendent Tuesday night. Scott Bailey has served as chief academic officer for Washoe County School District in Reno, Nev. since 2011.