Staff at Marchus School are also required to undergo training on positive discipline.
California districts are using increased state and local funding to improve the free school meals offered to all students
Community schools provide many services for kids and families - health care, mental health therapy, housing assistance, and more.
Teachers in three school systems learned strategies to help multilingual learners engage with rigorous math assignments.
Educators and advocates at an EdSource roundtable urged state leaders to expand research-based teacher training on early literacy and "take responsibility" for California's literacy crisis.
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.
California school districts with strained independent study programs could be scrambling to find enough teachers for unvaccinated students.
Anaya Zenad and her peers changed their middle school name to Betty Reid Soskin, to honor the oldest National Park ranger and a local civil rights icon.
School districts seeing major enrollment and attendance drops fear substantial funding cuts in the 2022-23 school year.
Nystrom Elementary School in Richmond is revamping its literacy program this year with a greater emphasis on phonics both in lessons and one-on-one intervention, as well as on classroom discussion and grade-level, culturally relevant texts.
Renowned civil rights activist and National Park ranger Betty Reid Soskin spent her 100th birthday at an El Sobrante middle school that renamed itself after her.
California has mandated that all school districts provide independent study as the only online learning option for students in grades K-12.
Teachers from West Contra Costa Unified will be reaching out to families one-on-one to address anxieties and ask about hopes for the next year.
West Contra Costa Unified and other districts are emphasizing social and emotional learning and check-ins as students return to campus.
A West Contra Costa Unified middle school is moving to change its name after taking a critical look at its namesake — a Franciscan missionary.