Fewer students are using drugs and alcohol, but more feel harassed and bullied, a new health survey found.
As the California Supreme Court considers whether to take up an appeal of an appellate court ruling in Vergara v. California, which has been extended to Aug. 22, the advocacy group that brought the landmark case will be in a Northern California courtroom Friday for a hearing on a case involving teacher evaluations.
For the second time this year, San Francisco Unified is abuzz over the possible departure of its sought-after superintendent. Richard Carranza, 49, is among the finalists for the superintendent’s job in Houston. And according to sources familiar with the search, he’s the leading contender.
Livermore Valley Charter Preparatory is seeing an exodus of students as the controversial charter school struggles to keep its accreditation. The West Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) denied accreditation late last month, but it was temporarily reinstated while the Tri-Valley Learning Corporation, the organization that operates the charter, appeals the decision.
Scientific investigation plays a key role in the curriculum at the Jackson STEM Academy, a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) magnet school in the Pasadena Unified School District.
Bakersfield City School District trustees are poised to approve a $110 million facilities improvement bond measure Tuesday, which would be the fifth eight-figure school measure heading to local ballots in November.
The spate of recent shootings is driving growth in the $815-million a year school safety industry. Private companies and entrepreneurs are stepping up to fill a demand created by the desire of school districts to avoid, however unlikely, an active shooter event at their school.
Today the entrance to Greenville High School is spilling over with more than 15,000 volumes donated by people from around the world. They hold the promise of inspiring readers, making readers out of nonreaders, and enriching the surrounding Indian Valley community, said Margaret Elysia Garcia, the library project’s instigator.
To better compete in a time of shortage, a handful of districts have negotiated changes in their pay scales that are making it easier to recruit veteran teachers.
The Moreno Valley Unified School District has closed a deal to buy a 56-acre site at the northeast side of the city. The school board on Tuesday approved purchase of the land near Ironwood Avenue and Redlands Boulevard. That completes a more than decadelong search for a site to house the new high school.