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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.

Aug 07, 2020

Officials at the Panama-Buena Vista Union School District are providing teachers, parents and students with trainings and other resources to prepare for the first day of school on Aug. 24.

Aug 07, 2020

Anxiety over returning to teach in person amid the coronavirus pandemic is very real as concerns about health and safety run the gamut.

Aug 07, 2020

Sausalito Marin City School District trustees voted this week to ask residents for approval of a $41.6 million bond measure on the Nov. 3 ballot.

Aug 07, 2020

A former Turlock Unified School District assistant superintendent is suing the district, alleging he was forced out of his job and back into teaching last year, which then allowed a former board member to take his top management position.

Aug 07, 2020

When the Lodi Unified School District Board of Education approved a plan to implement distance learning for the first quarter of the 2020-21 school year, it was understood that classrooms on campuses and bathrooms at all facilities would be cleaned on a consistent basis.

Aug 07, 2020

The Fortuna Union High School Teachers Association and its president Inma Thompson are demanding their district abandon its decision to begin in-class instruction on Monday, and instead push the beginning of instruction back by three weeks so teachers may prepare for 100% virtual instruction to start the school year — all in response to concerns over increasing case-counts of coronavirus in Humboldt County.

Aug 07, 2020

A wave of Orange County elementary schools are trying to reopen classrooms for the upcoming school year during the coronavirus pandemic, after state health officials announced a waiver process earlier this week.

Aug 07, 2020

San Diego County’s largest elementary school district and its teachers union disagree about when it will be safe enough to reopen schools and what a safe reopening looks like.

Aug 07, 2020

Lin, who has led the Corona-Norco Unified School District the past eight years, said he will stay to help with the transition once his replacement is named. His announcement came at a Tuesday, Aug. 4, school board meeting.

Aug 07, 2020

The education of some 760,000 California children with disabilities has been inconsistent at best since campuses shut down in March. Parents’ worries have intensified as they see their children’s hard-fought advances diminishing.

Aug 07, 2020

Dozens of young protesters disrupted an Antioch Unified School Board meeting Wednesday night while trustees were discussing whether to pay for police on campuses.

Aug 07, 2020

Irvine Unified School District is working quickly to hold athletic activities in a modified way when the school year begins later this month.

Aug 07, 2020

San Francisco school district officials and teachers union representatives reached a tentative agreement for distance learning instruction for the upcoming school year in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Aug 07, 2020

California’s method of funding special education will become streamlined and a little more equitable, thanks to a provision in the recently passed state budget.

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