Asthma, dental decay and diabetes are some of the most common health conditions students bring with them into the classroom — and cause students to miss school. Schools are forming partnerships for student health in a variety of ways, including school-based health centers that provide low-cost medical, dental and counseling services to students.
The statewide rate for kindergartners who are vaccinated reaches 95.6 percent.
California lags behind 40 other states in spending money on children for services such as education and healthcare, according to a new report.
The percentage of kindergartners who received all required vaccines rose to 95.6 percent in 2016-17.
Some schools are replacing asphalt play yards with trees, flowers, and vegetables.
A California ballot initiative would legalize recreational marijuana use for adults.
Superintendent emphasizes the importance of health.
A voter-approved state sentencing law has cut the time students spend in court schools.
If the injunction is granted, the personal belief exemption will temporarily be reinstated.
With the new vaccination law, California becomes a worldwide leader in promoting childhood vaccinations.
Unwanted sexual comments and jokes are against the law at schools, but enforcement has been minimal.
School discipline and foster youth practices are targeted in state investigations.