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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.

Oct 18, 2021

Fairfax is one of a handful of local school districts that have recently ended remote access to meetings. Greenfield Union, the third largest elementary district in Kern County, put a nearly identical statement on its website on Oct. 8.

Oct 18, 2021

Some Los Angeles Unified students who show up to school Monday, Oct. 18, may be surprised to find they have a new teacher, or that their favorite bus driver or campus aide is no longer there to greet them.

Oct 18, 2021

Thousands of children will not be in school on Monday as parents protest California Governor Gavin Newsom's COVID-19 vaccine requirement for students, by taking their kids to the state capitol to protest.

Oct 18, 2021

Marin County has a reputation for being a bastion for liberal politics, but it’s also the most segregated county in the Bay Area. The Sausalito Marin City school district, in particular, has been a microcosm of long-standing racial inequities.

Oct 18, 2021

About 97% of Los Angeles teachers and 97% of administrators met the school district’s Friday deadline to be vaccinated against COVID-19, a level of compliance that officials hoped would result in minimal disruption to classroom teaching in the sprawling district.

Oct 18, 2021

Despite this year’s return to in-person learning, districts throughout the state are seeing major declines in both enrollment and average daily attendance and fear the reductions could result in significant funding cuts next school year.

Oct 18, 2021

The unexpected drop in statewide school enrollment last year of 160,000 students may prove to be a blip. Or that one-year 2.6% drop could be an oversize harbinger of a decade-long enrollment decline in California.

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