The school board approved an emergency resolution giving Superintendent Jorge Aguilar the power to close schools, remove pickets and pay substitutes up to $500 a day should teachers go on strike.
New Sacramento city schools chief Jorge Aguilar says the education system is unequal by design and he wants to help level the playing field.
Alum Rock schools’ facilities director allegedly made a side deal with a construction company for a middle school renovation that would have cost taxpayers an extra $2.5 million and netted extra revenue for the firm and for the district’s controversial bond construction manager.
Tensions were flying at this week’s Dublin Unified School Board meeting after a man in the audience yelled profanities at a board member, and later the board member agreed to “take it outside.”
Californians overwhelmingly support expanding science and computer education starting in elementary school, according to a Berkeley IGS/EdSource poll.
The Ventura Unified School District and the teacher and support staff unions could not come to an agreement on salary increases last week. Now a state mediator will be brought in to come up with a solution.
All Marin public schools have canceled class Friday because of the ongoing wildfires and the residual effect on staffing, officials announced Thursday afternoon.
Fleet Week San Diego kicked off Thursday with a ceremony announcing an $8.5 million grant from the Department of Defense to students studying science, technology, engineering and math in the Sweetwater Union High School District.
Tesla Motors Inc., known for building high-end electric cars, will be powering San Marcos schools, as well. Last December, the district inked a deal with the Silicon Valley energy company to introduce solar arrays at most of its campuses.
Remembering fear from the past and responding to terror of the present, the Alum Rock school board on Thursday dedicated $250,000 for a legal defense related to immigration raids and deportations.