Disconnected: When rural students lack the internet at home tells how two Central Valley school districts are trying to help many of their students overcome the hardship of not having Internet access at home.
Search broadband internet speeds in your school district with this map of internet subscriptions statewide for 2018.
Only about a third of California households in rural areas are subscribed to internet service, compared with 78 percent in urban areas.
Two federal grants will help California recruit teachers and mental health professionals to rural schools.
The East Side Union High School District will put a $60 million general obligation bond on the March 3 ballot to pay for a 100-unit apartment complex for teachers and staff.
Facebook announced Thursday that it would donate the money to help Santa Clara County build up to 120 affordable apartments in Palo Alto.
Frustration with the pace of redesign surfaces at Stege Elementary, selected for an overhaul as one of California's lowest-performing schools.
Higher ed to get $6 billion and K-12 schools $9 billion, with most dollars earmarked for renovations; low-wealth, low-income districts would be favored.
$150 million for testing, remediation would remove lead in schools statewide but based on a standard that pediatricians say is still hazardous.
The proposed bond on the March 2020 ballot will include money for K-12 districts, including preschool, community colleges, UC and CSU.
What's underway at this East Bay school could help other struggling California schools.
The author of the bill, Patrick O'Donnell, says he is open to examining the fairness of the school modernization program's funding.
A commitment to save a California school includes a groundbreaking agreement between the teachers' union and school district.
In Paradise Unified, where the chronic absenteeism rate is 18 percent, Dena Kapsalis does what it takes to get students to come to school.
Students who miss at least 10 percent of the school year are chronically absent and in danger of dropping out. It’s a statewide problem most acute in rural areas.