A group of third-graders who started a letter-writing campaign to U.S. soldiers serving in Afghanistan will get a hero’s welcome at school in San Ramon on Wednesday morning.
Graduating students at more than a dozen California public universities will have to hand over money before they are handed their diplomas.
California State University plans to spend the projected $125.1 million in extra state funding for the 2013-14 academic year to expand enrollment and online courses, boost employee salaries and pay for increased energy and health benefit costs.
Two days after the discovery of graffiti which threatened a school shooting, there were scores of empty desks at Foothill High School in Pleasanton as many students stayed home.
Many of the students who use Cyber High to help them graduate need remedial course work once they enter college.
More Bay Area high school students are graduating than ever before. But many of them are doing so by taking classes by computer to make up courses they failed in the classroom. Critics contend those students are graduating but they’re not really learning.
Millions of dollars in financial aid is being unclaimed by California low-income students qualified for college.
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.
On Friday, more than 100 students were absent from Burton Valley Elementary School—more than four times the normal absence rate, Lafayette School District Superintendent Fred Brill said.
The governor is ultimately looking to make the university system a more efficient one, keeping costs down while also getting students out in a timely fashion.