Suit filed by tech entrepreneur seeks to upend rules on seniority, teacher evaluations and more.
By Christina Hoag, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP)—Nine California school districts on Thursday filed a joint application for a waiver of stringent federal school standards, instead proposing an alternative method to measure performance. The superintendents of Los Angeles, Long Beach, Fresno, San Francisco, Oakland, Sacramento City, Santa Ana, Sanger and Clovis unified districts said they […]
by Trey Bundy and Shane Shifflett, California Watch Herb Calderon stood on the campus of Hillcrest High School, staring at a wall that cost $10 million to build. The mile-long barrier was constructed to prevent the hillside above from sliding into the new school during a heavy storm. The state-of-the-art campus with its extravagant sculpted […]
by Trey Bundy, The Bay Citizen An 11-year-old boy in San Francisco made headlines early last year when a shooting near his Western Addition home left a random bullet lodged permanently in his abdomen. Nerve damage, a ruptured bladder and chronic pain kept him out of school for more than four months. For a brief […]