FCMAT provides links to California TK-12 news stories as a service to the industry. Some stories may require a newspaper subscription.
Dec 06, 2023
San Luis Obispo High School officials considered promoting teacher and coach Jeffrey Brandow months after obtaining records showing he had acted inappropriately toward a student, newly released emails from the San Luis Coastal Unified School District show.
Dec 06, 2023
A field trip for Woodland Joint Unified School District students and staff took a turn Tuesday after a bus driving back to campus on Interstate 5 caught on fire, causing “heavy damage” to the vehicle, according to school and fire department officials.
Dec 06, 2023
The Redondo Beach Police Department announced that Redondo Union High School went into lockdown on Tuesday at around 9:30 a.m. local time following reports that a student had a weapon on campus.
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FCMAT's professional learning service includes regional and local educational agency (LEA)-specific workshops on a variety of topics for county offices, school districts, charter schools and community colleges; various leadership preparation programs; and written resources and presentations on a variety of topics given by staff throughout California.Information on Workshops
As a service of FCMAT, CSIS assists LEAs in addressing a variety of challenges in the management and exchange of public school student, staff, and institutional information. CSIS has a long-standing history of providing leadership, information and tools designed to empower California's LEAs with increasing access to and use of high-quality data.Visit CSIS
FCMAT has developed the FHRA and the Indicators of Risk or Financial Insolvency tools to help evaluate an LEA's fiscal health and risk of insolvency in the current and two subsequent fiscal years. Separate versions exist for TK-12, charter schools, and community colleges.Browse Resources
Ed-Data.org, also known as the Education Data Partnership, is a partnership of the California Department of Education, EdSource, and the Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team/California School Information Services (FCMAT/CSIS). It provides educators, parents, policy makers, the legislature and public access to timely and comprehensive fiscal, demographic, and performance data about TK-12 education in California.Visit Ed-Data.org