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Date published Oct 18, 2019

Sacramento City Unified School District’s revised 2019-20 budget has been disapproved by the county Office of Education, district officials said Wednesday – the latest in a long string of such rejections.

Date published Oct 18, 2019

The inequality across San Diego Unified School District’s hundred-plus schools is striking, according to new test data released by the Department of Education last week.

Date published Oct 18, 2019

Fourteen students were taken to hospitals with minor respiratory symptoms, according to fire officials, and the other 11 were released to their families. The student populations of the four schools together totals more than 4,500.

Date published Oct 18, 2019

More shut-eye for students could mean more stress for local school districts, which have until 2022 to complete the changes. Some Sacramento-area high schools begin classes nearly an hour before the new 8:30 start time.

Date published Oct 18, 2019

The Oceanside Unified School District is introducing a technology plan that would provide one-to-one digital devices, and allow teachers to tailor lessons and curriculum to meet individual students’ needs.

Date published Oct 18, 2019

The efforts -- which follow the death of a Landmark Middle School boy -- include a new anti-bullying team, a centralized reporting system, extra training and the gathering of more information.

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