Oakland, Richmond, Capitola and San Joaquin County all have measures on the November ballot to fund early childhood education.
District leaders hope state committee reviewing charter school laws will look at grounds for revoking charters and financial impact on districts.
Two districts facing budget deficits get state budget lifeline, but only if they make changes.
California housing programs help teachers and other school staffers who meet income limits to purchase homes. Assistance includes down payment and closing costs.
Some California State Board of Education members questioned Rocketship's capacity to expand, citing concerns about finances and educational programs.
District scrambles to comply with Title IX requirements, seeks donations to keep other sports alive.
Bay Area district hopes city voters will approve a new bond measure in the future to pay for projects not completed through Measure J funds.
District adopts revised three-year budget after Alameda County Office of Education rejected budget adopted in June.
West Contra Costa Unified will give community committee updated information by November, according to settlement agreement.
California Department of Education official calls state's charter school laws outdated and says they are in need of revision.
West Contra Costa Unified has also launched a recruiting website and added new teacher training to attract and retain educators.
Panel issues nine recommendations aimed at improving budget oversight and reducing number of schools.
Compare teacher salaries by experience and pay level for school districts in 6 Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara
A fiscal analysis by an independent agency says the district is in “financial distress.”
One of two international high schools in California, the small Oakland campus offers special programs for immigrant students.