State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond is urging the small district in Tulare County to close.
During a webinar viewed by 7,000 people, state officials encourage innovation to provide service and promise cooperation in weeks ahead.
In exchange for the money, districts should provide online learning, and independent study "to the extent feasible," which is puzzling to some.
State gets federal waiver allowing schools to continue providing meals if they close due to coronavirus.
Budget proposes incentives, recruitment programs and training to fill needed teaching positions.
Tony Thurmond says the curriculum should focus on African Americans, Asian Americans, Chicanos and Latinos, and Native Americans.
For years the need for trained and qualified teachers has been growing in schools across California, especially in math and science.
State board makes it easier to follow the money; two bills would impose even stricter reporting requirements.
Opponents include state leaders and activists, who reiterated fears that the change will harm black, Latino and low-income students.
After examining three districts' spending, State Auditor Elaine Howle calls for tighter controls over Local Control Funding Formula.
Hundreds of schools were closed for multiple days in October, leaving school districts worried about losing instruction days and state funds.
Increasing the number of teachers of color in California classrooms is a top priority for California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond.
Readers can access results for California’s Smarter Balanced tests taken by students in the spring in nearly 10,000 school statewide.
Gov. Newsom, key legislators and charter school advocates and skeptics pledged to build on the collaboration that made compromise possible.
For the first time, school districts will be able to consider a proposed charter school’s financial impact.