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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.

Oct 03, 2023

Trustees will also consider a request from Forest Ranch Charter School — part of the CUSD — for three allocations from the Measure K bond funding from 2016. Charter schools within the district are entitled to receive 15.34% of Measure K funds.

Oct 03, 2023

The San Dieguito Union High School District has settled a lawsuit filed last year over a controversial redistricting map that had caused turmoil in the district. The board voted 3-2 to approve the settlement during a closed-session meeting last month.

Oct 03, 2023

English learners need foundational skills like phonics and vocabulary in addition to instruction in speaking and understanding English and connections to their home languages. Those are two agreements laid out in a new joint statement Tuesday authored by two organizations.

Oct 03, 2023

Two years ago the Los Angeles Unified School District gave staff an ultimatum: get vaccinated or lose your job. Now that the vaccine mandate is over, a group of former staff members are responding with a choice of their own: rehire us or face our fury.

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