Michelle King, who has been on medical leave from her job as the superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District since mid-September, announced Friday she will not return to the office.
A lawsuit filed against Fresno Unified alleges that the district is responsible for the sexual assault of a 6-year-old girl during recess – and the perpetrators were her fellow first-grade classmates.
A judge soon is expected to decide whether a lawsuit filed by the mother of a black teen who committed suicide after receiving discipline at Modesto schools will go forward in federal court.
Board of Education members face difficult decisions this week after the sudden retirement of L.A. schools Supt. Michelle King. The school board will meet Tuesday in closed session, its first gathering since King announced Friday that she has cancer and that she will not return to work following a four-month medical leave.
A statewide study released Thursday examined the promising recruitment practices of 13 school districts and 122 schools statewide, including the three San Mateo County districts, all of which had filled at least 90 percent of their vacancies by the start of the school year.
Los Angeles Unified School District Supt. Michelle King, whose four-month medical leave for cancer treatment left a leadership gap at a school system facing challenges on numerous fronts, won’t return to her position and plans to retire later this year, the district announced Friday.
For more than three months, a 17-year-old student says she has been battling with the school administration to address what she and others describe as a racist culture on the campus that makes the N-word a common occurrence and has left some black students uncomfortable.
So far, the Uber ban has been implemented only at Liberty High School and not any of the district’s other 17 high schools, Kern High School District spokeswoman Lisa Krch said.
The search is on for a new Stockton Unified School District superintendent. Trustees held a special meeting Wednesday night to consider their direction for the initial steps of a superintendent search process.
The arrest of a Kennedy High School boys soccer coach on suspicion of selling a teenager for sex has Sacramento City Unified School District considering changing its hiring policies.