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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.

Jul 02, 2020

Before a last-minute school funding deal was struck among state lawmakers late last week, Pasadena Unified’s Chief Business Officer Leslie Barnes was preparing for the worst.

Jul 02, 2020

A handful of public schools in Humboldt County were found to have had potentially dangerous levels of lead in their drinking water, according to a map released Wednesday by a prominent California nonprofit.

Jul 02, 2020

A recent audit by a California agency raised questions about a San Diego-area school district's decision to choose a rating agency with criteria likely to result in a higher rating for a general obligation bond sale.

Jul 02, 2020

California’s elementary and middle schools will have to find an alternative to suspension when it comes to dealing with unruly students due to a new law that took effect Wednesday.

Jul 02, 2020

The San Diego Unified School Board passed a $1.5 billion budget Tuesday that avoids spending cuts and includes $45 million specifically to reopen schools.

Jul 02, 2020

In the wake of the decision, the department’s police chief, Todd Chamberlain, who has been in the job less than a year, resigned from his post Wednesday, district spokeswoman Shannon Haber said.

Jul 02, 2020

Dr. Adam Clark, the district’s superintendent since 2017, is the sole finalist for the same position with the Mt. Diablo Unified School District. Trustees will vote July 13 to make his appointment final.

Jul 02, 2020

Some small districts don’t have enough computers or reliable internet service in their communities to provide distance learning to all their students and many don’t have enough money to reopen campuses without difficulty, according to a survey of 185 superintendents.

Jul 02, 2020

California’s new budget provides enough funding for schools to pivot to hybrid learning when they reopen this fall. But school officials fear Sacramento’s decision to delay cuts could throw districts into the fiscal abyss later.

Jul 02, 2020

More than 40 school principals in the South Bay are in quarantine after being exposed to COVID-19 during an in-person meeting held by the Santa Clara Unified School District.

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