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Jul 26, 2021

Between a flush state budget and several rounds of one-time federal stimulus funding, California's schools are entering the 2021-22 school year with some of the healthiest budgets they've had in ages.

Jul 26, 2021

A San Joaquin County grand jury report blasted the Stockton Unified School District’s Board of Trustees for inappropriate behavior and misconduct, but the board does not have to implement any of the recommendations.

Jul 26, 2021

Californians were split when it came to deciding if the COVID-19 vaccine should be mandatory for students and teachers in public schools, a new poll shows.

Jul 26, 2021

An appeals court Friday ruled that state leaders violated the rights of parents by forcing private schools to stay closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jul 26, 2021

It’s unclear if the pandemic boosted enrollment in Orange County’s charter schools when traditional public schools were shut down by the state, while concerns linger about a lack of oversight for charter schools.

Jul 26, 2021

Orange County’s Board of Education will hold a much anticipated forum Tuesday on ethnic studies courses as local districts add them to their curriculum amid a national debate on how history should be taught in America.

Jul 26, 2021

In what experts say is an unusual move, two San Diego County school board members recently resigned from their positions so they could become the superintendent of the districts they once governed.

Jul 26, 2021

Four Orange County school superintendents offered their ideas on ethnic studies this week, explaining why their districts are offering courses that some parents praise as much-needed and others criticize as liberal indoctrination.

Jul 26, 2021

After an unprecedented delay because of staffing shortages, Turlock and Denair elementary school parents can register their students for limited after-school PLAY programs beginning Thursday.

Jul 26, 2021

California has a rare opportunity to shift expectations regarding how students learn math, who is deemed gifted and which students should be given a chance to take advanced courses.

Jul 26, 2021

His tenure would be defined by events outside the classroom, in ways no one imagined when he was appointed chief of the nation’s second-largest school district in 2018.

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