The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District has placed veteran teacher Nikki Fiske on “home assignment” while it decides what to do, if anything, about disclosures she made about a young Stephen Miller.
At the core of contract negotiations between the two sides are health care, support for new teachers, improvements to professional development and more music and physical education for TK-to-third-grade students.
Wage negotiations between a group of Eureka City Schools employees and the district have reached an impasse, one that will prompt the arrival of a third-party mediator to forge a compromise between the two sides over how the employees’ next contract should look.
English learners, who represent nearly a quarter of LA Unified’s half a million students, showed no growth at all in reading over last year, and their math scores inched up by only a minuscule 0.04 percentage point, according to state results on the CAASPP tests released last week.
For the last two weeks, yellow and green uniform shirts have soaked, spun and dried in the new laundry room at EnCompass Academy on 81stAvenue in East Oakland.
For the first time in memory, the San Francisco school board bypassed the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of its meeting Tuesday night, a purposeful omission by the board’s new president.
The Pasadena Unified school board on Thursday will discuss a slate of options for getting the district’s fiscal house in order — including closing Cleveland and Franklin Elementary schools and Wilson Middle School.
Milk or water. Come January, those will be the only two drinks California restaurants can offer as standard kids meal choices under a bill signed into law Sept. 20 by Gov. Jerry Brown.
A small school district in affluent Marin County has contracted with Thomson Reuters – a firm linked to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) – to check on the residential status of its students.
Parents of color want California’s next governor to place a higher priority on improving public schools, a new poll finds. But as the two gubernatorial candidates held their first and perhaps only debate Monday, education barely came up.