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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.

Jan 26, 2023

Parlier Unified just got a new superintendent — but one board member is questioning whether the appointment was done ethically. At a special Dec. 15 meeting, trustees voted 4-1 to appoint Rafael Iñiguez to the district’s top administrative office with a base salary of $198,919.

Jan 26, 2023

The West Contra Costa Unified School District launched an investigation this week after a video posted Monday appeared to show a student attacked by a substitute teacher at Richmond High School.

Jan 26, 2023

A few weeks before winter break, 17-year-old Kaden Hyatt sent a mass email to his Oakland high school, College Preparatory. He had just stumbled across a new artificial intelligence platform called ChatGPT.

Jan 26, 2023

School districts across the country are increasingly turning to four-day school weeks to save money, increase student attendance and recruit new teachers. But the trend isn’t taking hold in California.

Jan 26, 2023

Assemblyman Josh Hoover, R-Folsom, has introduced legislation that would prohibit homeless encampments within 500 feet of schools, daycare centers, parks, and libraries.

Jan 26, 2023

As the district evaluates the high cost and low attendance of the winter learning days, some officials, teachers and parents are questioning whether millions more should be spent on a similar effort during the first two days of spring break.

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