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Sep 24, 2021

The school district promised to investigate every video and to monitor and use social media footage to hold students accountable, whether it be through disciplinary consequences or involving law enforcement.

Sep 24, 2021

A viral TikTok trend in which students record themselves vandalizing school property and post the videos online has reached the Glendora Unified School District, prompting administrators at two schools to temporarily close some restrooms during school hours.

Sep 24, 2021

More than half of the state’s students are reading below grade level, including students in many Sacramento-area schools, according to a survey that assessed third-grade reading performance in nearly 300 school districts

Sep 24, 2021

School districts confirmed a little over 200 cases the week beginning Sept. 12, according to the county’s COVID-19 schools dashboard. Most of the cases were reported among high school students.

Sep 24, 2021

The Los Angeles Unified School District has reached a tentative agreement with its teachers union to provide live online instruction to students quarantining at home due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Sep 24, 2021

One of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s and the Legislature’s most ambitious and expensive education programs — the extension of the school day and of the school year for elementary school students — won’t happen this year, at least in most districts.

Sep 24, 2021

California is considering requiring children 12 and older to get vaccinated against the coronavirus in order to attend school, the state’s top health official said Thursday.

Sep 24, 2021

As California launches a new literacy campaign, some advocates worry that for English learners, a focus on sounding out words will come at the expense of learning the meaning of words.

Sep 24, 2021

The Redlands Unified School District has agreed to pay $11 million to settle a lawsuit filed by seven victims and alleged victims of a former Clement Middle School teacher who is serving a 74-year prison sentence for sexual abuse.

Sep 24, 2021

In Oakland, students age 12 and older will soon have to get COVID-19 vaccines, with exemptions for “personal belief” reasons, perhaps starting in January.

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