The Circle the Schools initiative uses an adopt-a-school model to connect San Francisco-based companies with schools.
California State Attorney General Kamala Harris released her second-annual report on California’s truancy levels, which for the first time breaks the numbers down by race.
The Castro Valley Unified School District is taking some heat for approving the purchase of a $14,000 espresso machine.
California’s powerful teachers unions fought back Wednesday against a court ruling that struck down state laws on tenure and job protection for their 400,000 members, less than a week after Gov. Jerry Brown filed his own appeal.
Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California’s teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or at least raise the standards for obtaining them.
The Oakland Raiders football team Wednesday afternoon is donating $50,000 for earthquake relief to the American Red Cross, the Napa Valley Unified School District and the Napa Valley Education Foundation.
Plenty of students and teachers at Napa High School were anxious for the first day back since Sunday’s 6.0 earthquake.
Faced with criticism about the planning and rollout of a $1 billion effort by the Los Angeles Unified School District to provide iPads to all students, Superintendent John Deasy has suspended future use of a contract with Apple Inc.
Inspectors spent Monday on the streets of Napa checking for damage.
The state Senate has approved legislation that would prevent California schools from expelling students for willfully defying school authorities.