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FCMAT provides links to California TK-12 news stories as a service to the industry. Some stories may require a newspaper subscription.

May 17, 2024

The policy requires school staff to inform a student’s parents if a student requests to go by a name or pronoun that is not aligned with their biological sex.

May 17, 2024

The Alisal and Monterey Peninsula Unified school districts are among those in Monterey County that have been designated as containing “community schools,” which comes with up to $25 million in grant money for the districts to begin the switch to a community-based education system.

May 17, 2024

The survey was commissioned to inform a feasibility study that White’s firm is producing. The feasibility study is targeted to identify which, if any, of the district’s surplus or vacant properties could accommodate a workforce housing development.

May 17, 2024

Clovis middle school students who will have to switch schools to attend Clovis South in the 2025-2026 school year now know what their new intermediate school will be called: Phillip Victor Sanchez Intermediate School.

May 17, 2024

San Diego Unified announced Thursday it has rescinded all but nine of the 234 notices of potential layoffs it said it had issued to teachers in March. However, about 60 classified, or non-educator, employees are still set to be laid off, said San Diego Unified Board President Shana Hazan.

May 17, 2024

A recent decision by the Perris Union High School District to eliminate diversity and wellness-related jobs is receiving pushback from community members, some of whom say the decision was politically charged.

May 17, 2024

A plan to return police to 20 troubled Los Angeles campuses amid an alarming crime spike — an action approved by schools Supt. Alberto Carvalho — began to collapse after one day amid opposition and confusion.

May 17, 2024

Enrollment at California’s public schools continued to decline this year, but by only 0.25%, or 15,000 students, state data showed, a much slower pace than the steep declines experienced during difficult pandemic years when classes were forced online.

May 17, 2024

Budget cuts may be looming for many California programs, but one multi-billion-dollar initiative has so far evaded the ax: an ambitious push to bring medical and dental care, counseling, parenting classes, cultural activities and other services to public schools.

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