Fallbrook Unified School District hired a new principal to take over at Fallbrook High School, but will not provide employment records for former Principal Larry Boone, who resigned abruptly in November.
The U.S. Department of Education has cited substantive flaws in California’s plan detailing how it will improve low-performing schools and use billions of dollars of federal education aid under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act.
The San Lorenzo Unified School District is making a calculated gamble to balance next year’s budget and tackle close to half a billion dollars in longstanding facility upgrades by asking for voters’ help.
At Brawley Union High School in Imperial County, a school-wide program requires all students to write regularly in every class, including P.E., where earlier this year, students wrote about what they had learned regarding muscle anatomy and weight training.
The Los Angeles Unified School District is poised to start the spring semester next week amid lingering questions about when ailing Supt. Michelle King will return to the job, leaving what some see as a leadership gap in the face of daunting challenges.
The Conejo Valley Unified School District will have a new science, technology engineering, arts and math magnet school beginning next August.
Thirty years ago, auto shop was as much a part of California high schools as frog dissection, typing classes and Friday night football. But due to budget cuts, teacher shortages and a push for more academic course offerings, fewer than half those auto shops remain in California.
A top financial official criticized for his handling of the Oakland Unified School District’s budget is resigning. Senior business officer Vernon Hal leaves amid a deep deficit that led to $9 million in abrupt midyear cuts.
Growers in California will have to begin notifying schools near agricultural fields what kinds of pesticides they’re planning to apply in the surrounding areas a year in advance, as prescribed by new regulations that took effect Monday.
Oakland Unified School District senior business officer Vernon Hal has stepped down from his post amid a district-wide budget crisis.