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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.

Feb 26, 2021

Transitional kindergarten and kindergarten students at Lucia Mar Unified School District elementary schools finally got their chance to experience in-person learning this week as San Luis Obispo County’s largest district began its first phase of reopening.

Feb 26, 2021

Increasingly exasperated that most public schools remain closed even as coronavirus cases plummet nearly a year into the pandemic, California parents are taking to the streets.

Feb 26, 2021

California public health officials offered details Thursday on the new statewide COVID-19 vaccination effort for K-12 employees, with the priority being teachers and employees already working on-site at schools.

Feb 26, 2021

On Thursday, California health officials released a detailed roadmap with priorities for how and which school employees can get vaccines first, starting with those already back in-person.

Feb 26, 2021

The Fresno Unified School District doesn’t have a set date for when it will reopen its campuses for in-person learning. It has caused protests, tension with parents and students — even a threat of a lawsuit from city leaders.

Feb 26, 2021

An administrator at the California Department of Education was put on paid leave Thursday while department officials investigate allegations that he authored books and articles about conspiracy theories and used anti-Semitic rhetoric.

Feb 26, 2021

An underutilized property owned by San Jose’s Cambrian School District will soon be transformed into a site for new community with state-of-the-art single-family homes and accompanying granny units.

Feb 26, 2021

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s office released an overview Thursday explaining how a coronavirus vaccine allocation will be distributed for educators.

Feb 26, 2021

Almost three out of four California parents with children 5 and under are worried their education and development will suffer because of the pandemic, according to a survey released Thursday.

Feb 26, 2021

On Thursday, Crescenciano Mendoza joined another San Jose public school parents, doctors from a community health clinic and Mayor Sam Liccardo in urging schools to find a way to reopen more quickly.

Feb 26, 2021

The Elk Grove Unified School District, the largest public school district in Northern California, has set several target dates to bring its more than 60,000 students back into classrooms in March and April.

Feb 26, 2021

Oakland students could start heading back to classrooms within weeks, with district officials informing parents this week that it’s critical to reopen schools, starting with the youngest children and most at-risk students across all grades.

Feb 26, 2021

California will release about 75,000 vaccine doses every week for counties to administer to teachers and other education workers, under a plan announced by the governor’s office Thursday.

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