The return to school Monday from winter break was chaotic or delayed across California as heavy rains and strong winds prompted evacuations and school closures.
Few districts are tightening up masking and other restrictions that were in place at the start of the year, even for large gatherings like graduations and proms.
California schools are extending a warm welcome to Ukrainians who've fled the fighting in their homeland. At least 60,000 Ukrainian immigrants live in California, the second-highest population in the U.S.
There just aren’t enough drivers willing to work for the hours and pay districts can offer them.
California has a shortage of teachers and other school staff, but school officials cite the lack of bus drivers as one of their biggest problems.
Gavin Newsom and state legislators are pushing to develop a tool to screen every young student in California schools for dyslexia.
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 Sacramento organization is suing the state, alleging officials knew about discriminatory disciplinary practices for years and did nothing.
School superintendents, already dealing with severe staff shortages, are concerned that testing and vaccine mandates could make matters worse.
Districts signed agreements before reopening campuses that included everything from retroactive raises and bonuses to ongoing salary increases.
More than 2,000 bus drivers, clerks, custodians and teacher aides are earning bachelor’s degrees and teaching credentials.
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.
The project aims to build students' language skills in all classes.