Special education, homeless and foster students are priority groups that can return in separate cohorts with up to 14 children and two adults.
Forthcoming guidance permitting limited openings will apply to districts in counties on the coronavirus watch list, where schools are shut down.
The Legislature set minimum hours but left it to districts and unions to define instruction, engagement and set the length of a school day.
After bargaining for three weeks, teachers’ union and district disagree on how to provide distance learning and when to reopen campuses safely.
Under the agreement, teachers and some – but not all – of other school employees would be protected from layoffs for the year.
School districts can do a second round of layoffs if K-12 funding increases less than 2%. CTA will ask the Legislature to prevent it.
Instead of decorations, gifts and luncheons, Teacher Appreciation Week is a little simpler this year.
It’s unclear whether the California Department of Education plans to issue guidance on issues such as how long a school day should be and whether the content should be enrichment or course completion.
West Contra Costa Unified is eyeing to cut $32 million from next year's budget including teaching jobs. Layoff notices will go out by March 15.
Teachers’ strikes in California are helping maintain momentum in the national RedforEd movement and have had an impact on charter school reform.
In an interview, Alex Caputo-Pearl discusses the L.A. Unified strike’s legacy, current relations between the union and district and more.
District officials offer to meet with protesters as Oakland and state teachers' unions echo demands for school closure moratorium until 2022.
The California Teachers Association has named Joe Boyd as its new executive director. The organization represents 310,000 teachers.
District employees and volunteers have been working seven days a week since the Camp Fire, to bring the students back to Paradise schools.
DonorsChoose.org matches donors, foundations and businesses to teachers throughout the country to provide supplies and other needed resources.