January 9, 2019
The budget proposal is expected to significantly expand paid family leave, home visits to help parents teach and care for their babies and screenings to identify delays early.
January 8, 2019
Michael Kirst's parting advice: more teacher and principal training is critical to success of local control
In an exit interview, retiring state board President Michael Kirst urges more attention to professional development for teachers and principals, discusses the need for more school funding, an expanded school database and a new agency focused on children's needs.
January 4, 2019
Many educators say restorative justice has transformed school climates. Others say it is over-hyped. A new study by the RAND Corp. lends support to both sides.
December 20, 2018
Paradise High seniors lost almost everything in Camp Fire, but are determined to salvage their final year
Community organizations, businesses and individuals from throughout the state are raising funds to ensure the senior class has a prom, senior trip and other events.
December 19, 2018
The report strongly recommended rescinding the Obama policies that both emphasized alternatives to suspensions and expulsions and highlighted data showing that students of color and those with disabilities were more likely than white students to face these punishments.
December 18, 2018
As needs far outpace resources, districts are increasingly turning to outside partnerships to provide services that they see as crucial to a student's success.
December 12, 2018
Paradise Unified School District officials have found a location in Chico that will, for the foreseeable future, serve as the district’s high school while campuses decimated by the Camp Fire are rebuilt.
December 11, 2018
About half as many students were sent home for disciplinary reasons during the 2017-18 school year as had been at the beginning of the decade.
December 3, 2018
Nearly a month after the deadliest wildfire in California history, students throughout Butte County return to school.
November 29, 2018
A court decision this month requires the government to keep accepting DACA renewal applications, but the Trump administration is calling for the Supreme Court to step in. In the meantime, some young immigrants look to the newly elected House of Representatives.
November 28, 2018
At least 40 percent of California school districts and charter schools have rates of chronic absence in grades K-8 that are high or very high based on new performance measures that will be unveiled next month.
November 28, 2018
Officials have identified three elementary schools that will take Paradise Unified students displaced by the deadly Camp Fire and are close to securing a site for middle and high schoolers.
November 20, 2018
School officials throughout Butte County are working furiously to find classrooms for children who lost their schools in the Camp Fire, while also worrying about the emotional impact of the losses on students and teachers.
November 18, 2018
The district posts lead test results online, but parents say that isn’t enough. They want the district to warn parents when high lead levels are found.