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News In Education

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.

Jan 17, 2020

The Santa Rita Union and Salinas Union High school districts are asking for a court order to halt the City of Salinas' West Area Specific Plan (WASP) to add thousands of homes to the north side of town.

Jan 17, 2020

At least 70% of Oroville’s high school students are considered socioeconomically-disadvantaged. In Chico, Between 400 and 500 children are categorized as housing insecure at any time during the Chico Unified School district’s school year.

Jan 17, 2020

Fed up with a growing achievement gap between African American students and all others in a San Francisco Bay Area school district, a group of parents is declaring an “educational state of emergency” and demanding improvement.

Jan 17, 2020

This Proposition 13 would authorize a $15 billion bond for school modernization and construction projects. Here’s how it would break down: $9 billion for K-12 schools, and $2 billion each for community colleges and the state’s two public university systems, the California State University and University of California.

Jan 17, 2020

State Sen. Connie Leyva, a Chino Democrat and former president of the California Labor Federation, introduced Senate Bill 796 this month to remedy what she called an archaic mistake that’s left teachers unnecessarily on the hook for their substitutes’ wages.

Jan 17, 2020

Moreno Valley school board member Jesús Holguín and Superintendent Martinrex Kedziora are being sued for harassment by a former assistant principal.



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