Author says he has support to set middle schools to start no earlier than 8 a.m. and high schools to start no earlier than 8:30 a.m.
DonorsChoose.org matches donors, foundations and businesses to teachers throughout the country to provide supplies and other needed resources.
Like Oakland Unified, West Contra Costa faces budget deficits and sought help from its county office of education.
De Anza High School in West Contra Costa Unified in the East Bay has seen its graduation rate rise higher than the statewide average from 2014-15 to 2017-18.
The district is hiring Luz Cazares, an experienced business official, to implement best practices and lay the groundwork for a new CFO.
Board members also wonder whether voters would approve new tax measures next year, after grand jury report blasts district for fiscal mismanagement.
Fewer students and budget woes lead the Oakland Unified School District to propose closing or merging schools amid public opposition.
A commitment to save a California school includes a groundbreaking agreement between the teachers' union and school district.
Charter school association says report, commissioned by the West Contra Costa Unified School District, is “pure propaganda.”
District is working with fiscal experts from the Alameda County Office of Education as it seeks an interim CFO to help stabilize financial practices.
West Contra Costa Unified’s superintendent and teachers’ union president work together on videos to attract families to district schools.
Oakland report on charter schools provides one of the most detailed portraits of their impact on a large urban district.
Alameda County Office of Education analysis of district’s budget reveals shortfall if all unions get the same level salary increase as teachers.
Oakland Unified to receive $1.2 million from city to help reinstate cuts to Restorative Justice and Foster Youth programs, supplement library funding.
Alameda County Office of Education team steps in to train district staff and help implement fiscal stability procedures as chief business officer position is eliminated.