Friday, June 1, 2012
This November will bring the "most profound election for public education in decades," local school officials heard at a budget summit of sorts in Bakersfield Thursday.
Pacifica High School's electric bill is about to shrink. The school's solar panel project, located on the roof of the gym and in the parking lot, is expected to go on line in the middle of the month.
The mother of a 5-year-old boy allegedly kicked and deprived of food by a special education teacher at a Redwood City elementary school has filed a legal claim seeking more than $1 million in damages.
Amid a budget crisis, San Diego schools’ top financial administrator left this spring after being denied an $11,000 raise. Looks like taxpayers might fund an increase anyway.
Days before Tuesday's pivotal school board election, new allegations continue to besiege the embattled Twin Rivers Unified School District.
Parents, teachers and students will gather Saturday at Washington Elementary School to mark the closing of the campus and its transformation into the Alameda Unified School District's newest magnet school.
Students who are English learners in Monterey County made strides toward becoming proficient in English, although they still lag behind their peers in California.
Modesto City Schools state preschool and Head Start teachers can start signing up for unemployment benefits today. The district laid them all off, with plans to call most of them back.
The tiny John Swett Unified School District is still struggling to get its financial house in order after several years of fiscal difficulty, according to the adviser overseeing the situation for the county Office of Education.
Three of four likely voters in California support ending the seniority-based, teacher-layoff policy, a new survey released Thursday showed.
Pressure to improve teacher evaluations deepened Thursday, when two separate Los Angeles education groups endorsed the use of student test scores as one measure to review instructors — a controversial element that many unions have fought.
The nonpartisan Legislative Analyst called into question Thursday Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan for paying back next year some of the billions owed schools as the result of previous cuts made to the Proposition 98 funding guarantee.