San Jose Unified School District
The highly-touted plan to have every student in the San Jose Unified School District pass the classes required for UC or California State University admission is apparently not the success a lot of people thought it was.
At schools across the Bay Area and around the country, counselors are being made available for students in the wake of last week’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
This year’s graduating class posted the highest pass rate on the state’s High School Exit Exam, with Bay Area districts seeing improvement.
Results of statewide standardized testing for California school children have been delayed because cell phone pictures of test questions were posted online by students at several schools, including two in San Jose, state officials said.
If the plan is approved by the school board, students would have to finish an internship to graduate from high school.
A vice principal at a San Jose high school was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a minor, according to police.
A projected $3 billion budget deficit now facing California this fiscal year will almost certainly trigger cuts in December at school districts throughout the state.
Thousands of middle and high school students in Oakland, San Jose and San Francisco still haven’t gotten their mandatory whooping cough vaccination, even though the deadline to get the shot has already passed in some school districts.
Despite the uncertainty over state funding, schools in the San Jose Unified School District will be in session for a full 180 days and there will be no teacher furloughs.
The San Jose Unified School District announced Friday that it will close two adult education campuses so it can restore five furlough days in regular classes.