A second lawsuit was filed Wednesday against a South San Jose school district, alleging administrators initially downplayed sexual misconduct by a music teacher at Dartmouth Middle School, who was later charged with sexually assaulting two female students at the school.
With the stakes high for whoever might take over the Los Angeles Unified School District Board’s District 5 seat in March, nine candidates for the seat faced parents Wednesday night in a forum that gave them a chance to weigh in on issues parents care about.
The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing received 5,895 misconduct cases last year – 400 more cases than it received five years ago and the highest number of instances of misconduct reported since at least 2007.
This is what Gov. Gavin Newsom said about education in his first State of the State speech on Jan. 12, 2019, delivered in the Assembly chambers in the State Capitol.
Sixth-graders at Crocker Riverside Elementary are scheduled March 4-7 to visit Alliance Redwoods Outdoor Education, a private, Christian-owned campground in Sonoma County that rents its facilities to groups such as schools, universities and technology companies for camps and conferences.
The Dixie School District has voted to keep its name, despite criticism from some who say it is linked to the Confederacy and slavery. School officials said they would revisit the issue later.
California’s new state schools leader is sponsoring a bill by Assemblyman Todd Gloria that would require secondary teachers to be trained in how to support LGBTQ students.
For the second time in six months, the Moreno Valley school board has rejected plans for a charter school that proponents said would boost minority student achievement and immerse them in the arts and sciences.
The ongoing saga of what to do with LAUSD’s once thriving science center in San Pedro is about to move into a new planning phase that will look at multiple shared uses, including teacher training along with the center’s original farming studies.
Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian, D-Van Nuys, announced proposed legislation Wednesday that he said would provide incentives for public schools across the state to offer students a plant-based entree and plant-based milk at meals.