Open Space Bond Rejected, Several Incumbents Lose In San Mateo County ElectionIn San Mateo County's first all-mail election, voters in San Carlos solidly rejected a bond measure to finance the purchase of open space.
Middletown Students Return To School After Devastating Valley FireStudents in Middletown are going back to school Monday for the first time since the devastating Valley Fire.
San Francisco Clinical Psychologist Credits Education For Successful CareerDr. Neil Kobrin is President of the Academy of Mindful Psychology and is also in private practice, he fully credits his education for his successful career.
Mysterious Donor Gives $34M To Oakland Schools, NonprofitsAn anonymous person has donated $34 million dollars to the Oakland Unified School District and dozens of nonprofit organizations to help children and low-income entrepreneurs.
California Assembly Passes Strict School Vaccination Bill; Awaits Gov. Brown SignatureCalifornia's Assembly has approved a hotly contested bill requiring that nearly all public schoolchildren be vaccinated, ending personal belief and religious exemptions.
Despite Nationwide Backlash California Education Officials Stave Off Dissent Over Common CoreWhile the Common Core education standards provoked political backlash and testing boycotts around the country this year, the state that educates more public school children than any other -- California -- was conspicuously absent from the debate.
Student Dumped From Wheelchair Files Lawsuit Against Oakland School DistrictAn Oakland High School student who was dumped out of his wheelchair by a campus security guard last year has filed a lawsuit against the school district.
California Group Files Initiative To Limit Which Bathrooms Transgender People Can UseAnother attempt is underway to repeal a controversial law that allows transgender students in California schools to choose which restrooms they use.
Sex Offenders Allowed To Live Closer To Schools, Parks Under New California RegulationsCalifornia will alter its 8-year-old ban preventing all registered sex offenders from living near schools or parks, instead imposing the restriction only on pedophiles and others whose sex crimes involved children.
Oakland School Board Meeting To Address Allegations Of Students Beaten By Campus Security GuardsStudents, parents and community members plan on attending Wednesday night's Oakland school board meeting to speak out about several incidents in the past 15 months in which security guards have allegedly beaten students.
California Spending $975 Less Per K-12 Students Than National Average Despite Improved RankingsCalifornia is spending much more on schools since the passage of Governor Brown's temporary tax increase, Proposition 30, but is likely to slip back toward the bottom once those higher taxes expire.
California Suspends School Accountability Reports As Students, Teachers Adjust To Common CoreThe California Board of Education has suspended the state's school accountability system for one year to give teachers and students time to adjust to new standardized tests aligned with the Common Core standards.