School officials are struggling to keep schools open amid Covid outbreaks and staffing shortages. Conflicting messages from California state officials are making it even more difficult.
A longstanding teacher shortage grew worse during the pandemic, and districts will have to decide which programs to staff and those they won't.
Districts signed agreements before reopening campuses that included everything from retroactive raises and bonuses to ongoing salary increases.
School staff will get both vaccines before facing children, and staff and students will be required to take asymptomatic tests weekly.
Some parents are also opting for preschool because a more familiar environment offers comfort during the pandemic.
Classroom teachers are the key difference makers throughout this emergency and will remain so once it is over, former superintendent says.
One of California's largest districts, with over 73,000 students, has appointed deputy superintendent Jill Baker as its new superintendent.
He is one of the longest-serving urban superintendents, praised for his collaborative style and his role in improving student achievement.
California’s CORE districts have the option of publishing growth data. Los Angeles will join Fresno, Long Beach and Oakland in doing so.
If we raise the bar and also provide the right support for kids, teachers and parents, students will meet or exceed our expectations.
Some warn that it will be difficult for other districts to increase math graduation requirements due to budget and staffing constraints.
Early backer of charter law says no easy answers to issues raised by charter school expansion in the state.
11th graders suffering test fatigue from too many tests and SAT better positions underserved students for college, proponents say.
While awareness of restorative justice is high among school officials statewide, budgets for programs remain tiny in most school districts.
County officials are now demanding districts do a better job of justifying spending for low-income students and English learners under the funding formula.