News: Education Headlines

Leprosy found in California elementary school student

Lab tests have confirmed that a Jurupa Valley child has leprosy, or Hansen’s disease, Riverside County public health officials reported Thursday, Sept. 22. A second student who may be related to the other child also had been diagnosed with the disease, but lab results did not confirm that the second person has leprosy.

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School board talks ROP

At a Chico Unified School District board of trustees meeting Wednesday, district staff spoke at length about the changes and how those changes are currently impacting and shaping the program. For the first time in 40 years, the district is coordinating its career technical education program mostly independently from the Butte County Office of Education.

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