Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Kern High School District administrators are conscious that our area continues to expel more students from schools than anywhere else in California.
Administrative errors and oversight in attendance accounting last school year will now cost the El Tejon Unified School District more than $130,000 at a time when its financial standing is in question.
Robert Bourgault, an educator with 26 years of experience, has been named the executive director for the Almond Acres Charter Academy, which is scheduled to open in San Miguel in the fall.
Breaking rank with 27 other school districts in the area, Arcadia Unified School District on Tuesday released the results of two teacher misconduct investigations that resulted in teacher dismissals.
Despite impassioned pleas from parents and claims of faulty research, the Temecula school board voted unanimously Tuesday night to deny the petition of the proposed Center for Innovation Charter School.
After a lengthy overview of the district's budget late Monday, Monterey Peninsula Unified School District trustees took the first step toward placing a parcel tax on the November ballot.
Novato school officials voted Tuesday to approve new enrollment boundaries for the district's eight elementary schools, and to transform Rancho Elementary School — a former magnet school that admits students by lottery from throughout Novato — into a neighborhood school.
A controversial San Diego teachers union leader has been ousted from office at a time when the city school district is scrambling to win concessions from labor groups in an effort to rescind some of the 1,600 pink slips issued to educators last week.
Low-income middle school students in South Central Richmond may have the option of attending a charter school in the fall, if it is approved Wednesday by the West Contra Costa school board.
More than half the Alhambra High School student body stayed home on the day of a threatened campus shooting last fall, and now the school district is trying to recoup almost $23,000 in lost funding.
A tug of war over a seat on the committee that oversees spending on voter-approved construction bonds has touched off a contentious drama in the West Contra Costa school district.
Second chances don’t come around too often. Fourth chances? Almost never. But Los Angeles now has a remarkable opportunity to make up for California’s failures to win federal funds and to institute much-needed education reforms.
In what researchers are calling a stunning surprise, traditional public schools appear to be offering online learning to their students at least as often as the state’s charter schools.
The California Federation of Teachers has stopped collecting signatures for its Millionaires Tax, throwing its full effort into an expensive race against time to qualify an initiative it negotiated last week with Gov. Jerry Brown.