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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.

Feb 21, 2020

Settlement of a major lawsuit against the state of California seeking to protect students’ right of access to literacy was announced Thursday and specifically singles out the Stockton Unified School District for extra support from the state.

Feb 21, 2020

Nationwide, homelessness among students is the highest it has ever been, according to a national report released last month. But advocates say that a big part of the reason that the numbers are growing is that teachers and other school officials are more aware and better prepared to identify homeless kids.

Sep 21, 2020

The school board Wednesday voted 4-0-1, with board President Marisol Madrigal Uribe abstaining, to approve new requirements which mostly will be tied to the existing entry requirements by University of California and California State University schools.

Feb 21, 2020

Measure L, which will be on the primary ballot March 3, would require two-thirds of voters’ support to pass, and would raise about $18.3 million annually for the Fremont Unified School District, officials said.

Feb 21, 2020

Prosecutors leading the A3 charter school criminal case want to take back potentially millions of dollars of charter school oversight fees that were paid to small school districts that were supposed to hold the A3 schools accountable.

Feb 21, 2020

Under an agreement reached with plaintiffs in the complaint, Ella T. v. State of California, the state will provide $50 million specifically to improve literacy in the 75 California elementary schools with the highest concentration of third-graders scoring in the bottom tier of the state’s standardized reading exam.



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