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FCMAT provides links to California K-12 news stories as a service to the industry. However, some stories may not be accessible because of newspapers' subscription policies.

Dec 13, 2019

The program — announced Wednesday and launched in partnership with the school district and county health department — is believed to be the most ambitious effort in the country to bring these types of services to at-risk students in public schools.

Dec 13, 2019

Fewer California school districts were flagged as needing support for academic improvement, according to statewide ratings released Thursday. Annual state ratings assign colors for how schools and student groups performed in several categories.

Dec 13, 2019

Significantly fewer school districts will require county help this year for poor performance on the state’s school accountability tool, the California School Dashboard, reflecting what State Board of Education President Linda Darling-Hammond called “steady — albeit slow — progress in important areas.”

Dec 13, 2019

Six years after it implemented the policy, L.A. Unified officials, advocates and students say they’ve seen dramatic improvements in campus culture at many schools, providing lessons for California as it attempts to reshape school discipline across the state.

Dec 13, 2019

Kamiah Brown is an example of a student who benefited from the San Francisco Unified School District’s effort to help more students graduate. Nine high schools — out of the district’s 16 total — added African American Success Liasions, like those who helped Brown.

Dec 12, 2019

It was standing room only during a special meeting for the Lincoln Unified School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday night, where a public hearing was held on Aspire Public Schools’ petition to open a charter school in the district.



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