Thursday, December 29, 2011
As the number of charter schools in the Temecula Valley Unified School District has grown, so has the the time necessary for their oversight, administrators say.
Though a judge nixed a Los Angeles Unified request to immediately halt large state funding cuts, the school buses will still roll next month for 52,000 students.
Nearly twice as many Santa Rosa City Schools elementary students skipped class last Friday -- the final day of class before winter break -- than they did last year.
The pilot program, in its second year, focuses on teaching parents how to be involved in their children's schooling, something consistently found to be one of the most important factors in a child's academic success regardless of family income or background.
The Sacramento City Teachers Association's lawsuit comes months after the union fought the district's decision to utilize a seldom used provision in Education Code in order to not layoff teachers at six persistently low-performing schools.