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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.

May 16, 2022

Ventura County's public schools are having to sell themselves to attract and retain students in the face of a stark reality: Enrollment is free-falling with no end in sight.

May 16, 2022

Roger Rice, a longtime Ventura County educator, is set to retire at the end of the summer after leading the Ventura Unified School District through the chaos of the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 16, 2022

Enrollment in California public schools plunged for the second straight school year under COVID restrictions, figures released recently showed, with the number of K-12 students dipping below 6 million for the first time in more than 20 years – and below 75,000 for the first time in nearly a decade in Monterey County.

May 16, 2022

Calling the issue “moot,” a judge on Friday threw out a lawsuit brought by the Orange County Board of Education against county and state school officials over the Orange County Department of Education’s 2019 budget.

May 16, 2022

Some schools have been dropping gifted education classes out of choice, like Dana Middle, but more often it’s because schools don’t have enough gifted-identified students. It didn’t help that San Diego Unified suspended gifted identification testing for the past two years due to COVID.

May 16, 2022

With state revenues continuing to defy projections, schools and community colleges would receive a record $128 billion in funding in 2022-23 under Gov. Gavin Newsom’s revised state budget, which he presented on Friday.

May 16, 2022

Amidst a nationwide school staffing shortage, the union representing Los Angeles Unified teachers is seeking a 20% salary increase over two years as part of its proposal for a new contract with the country’s second-largest school district.

May 16, 2022

Several Bay Area school districts and charter schools are poised to receive tens of millions in state grant funds to create and expand “community schools” that aim to assist needy students by providing a comprehensive menu of health, social and academic services.

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