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Homelessness Among California School Children Doubled In Recent Years

Nearly 270,000 California public school students were homeless at some point during the last school year, according to a new report that finds the number of homeless students is growing at twice the national rate.

09/11/2014

Tweet purportedly by Krista Hodges, a teacher at Newark High School. (CBS)

Student Stands Up For Newark High School Teacher Who Made Threatening Tweets

Newark Memorial High School teacher Krista Hodges came under fire over tweets that included “I already wanna stab kids” and they “make my trigger finger feel itchy.”

09/03/2014

Students work in a computer lab. (Orlando Sierra/AFP/Getty Images)

Bill To Protect K-12 Students’ Online Records Passes State Legislature

California’s state legislature passed a bill whose goal is to protect K-12 students from marketers and identity thieves, which is now headed to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk.

09/01/2014

Tweet purportedly by Krista Hodges, a teacher at Newark High School. (CBS)

Newark Teacher Reprimanded For Threatening Comments About Students On Twitter

A school district has taken “appropriate disciplinary steps” against a Newark teacher who reportedly made threatening comments about her students on her Twitter feed.

08/28/2014

Paul Gassner’s U.S. History classroom at Napa High School on August 27, 2014. (Holly Quan/CBS)

School Back In Session For Most Napa Students Following 2 ‘Earthquake’ Days

Plenty of students and teachers at Napa High School were anxious for the first day back since Sunday’s 6.0 earthquake.

08/27/2014

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All-Female Mills College In Oakland Adopts New Policy To Admit Transgender Students

Transgender students that identify as female can now be considered for enrollment at Mills College, an all-female school in Oakland.

08/21/2014

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San Francisco Teachers Union Threaten Strike As Students Head Back To School

San Francisco’s School superintendent and Mayor Ed Lee are expressing cautious optimism about averting a teacher strike. 

08/18/2014

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SF School Board Green Lights Funding Programs For Immigrant Children

The San Francisco Unified School District board of education this week unanimously approved a resolution that will commit resources to both the short- and long-term needs of unaccompanied immigrant children enrolling in schools within the district.

08/14/2014

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Marina Man Pleads Guilty To Violating Restraining Order, Sending Threats To College Students

A Marina man has pleaded guilty to six counts of violating a civil restraining order and one count of sending annoying or threatening electronic communications, Monterey County District Attorney Dean Flippo announced Wednesday.

07/31/2014

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Concord Elementary Teacher Denies Allegations Of Inappropriate Touching During Trial

A longtime Concord elementary school teacher testified in a Martinez courtroom Wednesday that he never inappropriately addressed or touched any of his students, despite the numerous child molestation charges against him.

07/30/2014

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