Funding cuts could shut down the district’s innovative garden and cooking program — a national model.
Suit filed by tech entrepreneur seeks to upend rules on seniority, teacher evaluations and more.
Retiring lawmaker says panels fail to provide oversight and that his successor ‘better be skeptical.’
Equal treatment for gay and straight couples in wake of high court decision to strike down law.
Adult students rush to finish GEDs as changes make it harder to get a high-school equivalency degree.
By Ana Tintocalis Years of budget cuts have been brutal for California’s 112 community colleges. The hard times also have exposed deficits in management at nearly a quarter of the colleges, including the system’s biggest: City College of San Francisco. CCSF is the only school at risk of losing its accreditation. Enter Robert Agrella, the […]
School is cool! That’s the message from Oakland Unified School District as millions of children head back to school this week and next. In a new YouTube video remix, students from Oakland middle and elementary schools bust a move to Rihanna’s “Please Don’t Stop the Music” to promote the importance of school attendance. Titled “I’m […]
by Joanna Lin, Center for Investigative Reporting TEHACHAPI, Calif. – School ended for Michael Garcia with a routine transfer from juvenile hall to adult county jail. There was no fanfare, diploma or cap and gown. He hadn’t graduated or dropped out. He’d simply turned 18. For the next 19 months, he was in limbo, unable […]
by Jackie Mader, The Hechinger Report On a recent afternoon at California State University, Northridge, Nancy Prosenjak was attempting to quiet the graduate students spread out across conference tables in the back of her classroom. She was still missing nearly a third of the class, but she was eager to debrief with her students about […]
Gov. Jerry Brown is framing it as an epic battle, while Senate Democrats say it’s more like a polite disagreement between friends. Either way, the education plan introduced by Senate Democrats this week, along with Brown’s strong opposition to it, is shaping up to be a major battle in this year’s budget negotiations. Brown made […]