Montebello Unified is back in court — this time in a case brought by David Kenney, the attorney the Board of Education fired around the same time it was relieving its two top administrators of duty.
For five years, Chino Valley Unified waged a losing legal battle, defending the board’s prior practice of prayer and proselytizing. Now, a crowdfunding campaign to pay the district’s legal costs has been withdrawn, leaving the district holding the bag.
The Oceanside Unified School District considered a proposed $221 million budget this week, noting that its expected revenues would fall short of those expenses by more than $7 million.
The Los Angeles Unified School Board on Tuesday voted to end a longstanding but controversial security policy of randomly searching students with metal-detector wands after an emotional meeting divided members on how to keep the district’s 600-plus campuses safe in an era of recurrent gun violence.
As charter school conflicts intensify in California, increasing attention is being focused not only on the schools themselves but on the school boards and other entities that grant them permission to operate in the first place.
Los Angeles school district officials on Tuesday approved a $7.4-billion budget that was a mix of gains and losses for the nation’s second largest school system.
California public health officials would have oversight of doctors and schools with high numbers of medical exemptions for vaccinations under a legislative compromise announced Tuesday.
In a letter published online Monday evening, Héctor Rico announced he did not renew his contract that was offered by the East Salinas elementary school district’s board, pending approval. His contract expires at the end of this month.
California doesn’t require schools to have policies spelling out appropriate boundaries between teachers and students, but not having those policies is proving to be a problem in court.
California has the highest number of technology workers in the country. But many students in the state lack access to the computer science courses that may set them up for those career opportunities, a new study shows.