The key difference between reports that put California among the worst in the country and ones that place the Golden State somewhere in the middle is whether researchers choose to consider California’s high cost of living, experts say.
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.
The Simi Valley Unified School District cut its number of suspensions nearly in half in just a year. That’s no small feat. And it’s no coincidence. The district, like others in Ventura County, has been focusing on social-emotional learning, restorative justice and positive behavior practices to help curb the number of disciplinary actions at schools.
In a stunning turnabout, the San Rafael Board of Education voted 3-2 to deny a one-year contract extension for Superintendent Michael Watenpaugh.
The Paso Robles Joint Unified School District is facing a $2 million budget deficit. The Board of Trustees met Tuesday night to discuss how to cut the $2 million from the budget for the 2019-20 school year.
When the school board was faced with making cuts on Monday, board President Aimee Eng said the vote would be delayed until later this month, to give the board and public more time to get more information about how the cuts — expected to include layoffs of more than 100 people — would affect students and schools.
The San Diego County Office of Education on Tuesday took away the Sweetwater Union High School District’s ability to pay bills on its own, citing new findings from outside auditors on the ways the district is lacking in internal financial controls.
The parents of a middle school student have sued the Walnut Creek School District and the school’s principal claiming their daughter was assaulted on campus and then sexually harassed and bullied by other students.
Grades were improperly changed on two student high school transcripts — one on purpose and one by mistake, an investigation by the Pleasanton Unified School District revealed.
In his first State of the State speech Tuesday morning, Gov. Gavin Newsom named Linda Darling-Hammond, a Stanford University professor emeritus and one of the nation’s most prominent education researchers, to head California’s State Board of Education.