By a 3-1 vote, the board approved the hiring of former Gilroy coach Greg Varela, whose arrival as Garcia’s successor at Los Gatos clearly is not being greeted with open arms.
In an unsigned statement, the California Department of Education declared itself “surprised and disappointed” because officials thought — after a meeting with federal officials in Washington — that they were on the right track to get approval.
The Palo Alto Unified School District’s investigation into a 2015 sexual assault was riddled with flaws, according to documents released this week.
Officials at L.A. Unified had been saying for months that bankruptcy could be three years away. Now district leaders think they can buy more time to come up with a long-term fix.
The law, enacted in 2016, requires school districts to ensure that all students in grades seven through twelve receive “comprehensive sexual health education,” including information about abortion. Information presented in class must be “medically accurate and objective,” according to the law.
A new face now occupies a seat among the Stockton Unified School District Board of Trustees. Tuesday evening’s regularly scheduled meeting was John Deasy’s first as the district’s superintendent, 11 days after he officially started.
The Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools has alleged that a Sonora charter school misused public funds between 2016 and 2018 by spending more than $12,000 on food and alcohol during staff appreciation meals and “staff synergy breakfasts.”
While the Janus case is focused on teachers who opt out of unions but are forced to pay agency fees, Bain dealt with teachers who wanted to remain union members but didn’t want to pay to support their union’s political efforts.
While the number of homeless young people jumped 20 percent statewide from 2014 to 2016, the number of homeless young people in many rural counties areas rose even more significantly — in some cases more than doubling, according to information collected by the California Department of Education and analyzed by EdSource.
Alameda Unified School District trustees are considering consolidating the city’s two main high schools and are now looking for people to serve on a committee to offer input on the idea.