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FCMAT provides links to California TK-12 news stories as a service to the industry. Some stories may require a newspaper subscription.

Jul 19, 2024

The former campus of Matilija Middle School at 703 El Paseo Road officially became the headquarters of Ojai Unified School District this month, but on Tuesday, fingerprints of the campus’s days as a middle school remained.

Jul 19, 2024

Sonoma County teachers, staff and students this fall will learn more about the dangers of opioids and how to assist in overdose prevention following a state mandate passed last year.

Jul 19, 2024

The Fremont Union High School District board of trustees voted this week to move forward with a $31.6 million contract to replace the turf fields at Fremont, Homestead, Lynbrook, Monta Vista and Cupertino high schools, as part of a district plan to improve athletic facilities. The district serves more than 10,000 students across Cupertino, Sunnyvale and San Jose.

Jul 19, 2024

When the Covid-19 pandemic led to school shutdowns in 2020 and students began plugging into their classes online, Naomi Burn saw her 17-year-old son’s grades soar. Her son seemed more engaged, completed his assignments and was in better spirits.

Jul 19, 2024

Earlier this week, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law a bill that would bar California school districts from implementing parental notification policies that “out” transgender students to their parents. Now, in Placer County, two school districts that passed such policies must decide whether they’ll accept the law and revoke their policies, or attempt to push back.

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