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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.

Date published Nov 14, 2019

A year-and-a-half after their last contract ended, Redlands Unified teachers and classified employees have a new agreement with retroactive 3% raises for the last and the current school years.

Date published Nov 14, 2019

Pleasanton voters will be asked whether they’re willing to pay for a $323 million bond to upgrade local schools — the second bond in three years.

Date published Nov 14, 2019

Protesters, again, drove Oakland Unified school board members out of their seats during Wednesday night’s school board meeting, and into a secluded room where they finished their meeting.

Date published Nov 14, 2019

A report issued last week concludes that the high cost of school employee pensions is very much on voters’ minds — a bad omen for other districts considering parcel taxes to supplement state funding for schools.

Date published Nov 13, 2019

A $17.5 million project to replace and upgrade high-speed wiring at all of Montebello Unified’s campuses — halted because required paperwork was never filed with the state — is now the subject of three lawsuits filed against the district.

Date published Nov 13, 2019

The chief of the Baldwin Park Unified School District Police Department is suing the district, alleging she has not been allowed to return to work after being put on administrative leave earlier this year amid blogger and news reports that she had a criminal history.



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