School districts throughout California are preparing to offer services ranging from translation to food to mental health support for Afghan refugees.
Districts signed agreements before reopening campuses that included everything from retroactive raises and bonuses to ongoing salary increases.
California teachers struggle to pay the rent as rising costs outpace their pay. The divide is sharpest for starting teachers in coastal regions like the Bay Area. Here are some of their stories.
E.M. Grimmer Elementary in Fremont, which has a high percentage of low-income and Latino students, was among 19 district schools – or 58 percent – that were ranked at the highest level in math on state standards.