Hayward School Superintendent Keeps Job Despite Allegations Of ViolenceThe Hayward School Board voted not to fire the Superintendent after allegations he physically and verbally threatened other school board members.
Palo Alto's New School Superintendent Facing Sticker Shock Over Home PricesPalo Alto’s new school superintendent is facing sticker shock in his search for a home in one of the Bay Area’s priciest real estate markets.
More Interns May Take Over SF Classrooms Due To Critical Teacher ShortageSuperintendent Richard Carranza asked the school board permission to hire more uncredentialed teachers from Teach for America, a non-profit that puts college grads in classrooms across the country.
San Francisco School District Approves $65,000 Raise For Superintendent, Teachers LamentThe school board voted unanimously to approve a 25 percent raise over three years for Superintendent Richard Carranza, a move drawing criticism from teachers.
Torlakson Defeats Tuck To Remain Superintendent California SchoolsIncumbent Tom Torlakson defeated first-time candidate Marshall Tuck in the hotly contested race for California's superintendent of public instruction, an election that became an expensive battleground with high stakes for teachers unions and education reformers.
Napa County Schools Closed As Earthquake Damage Assessment Is Underway; Kids Not Left Behind There have been three emergency declarations as a result of the Sunday morning’s earthquake that shook wine country. The state's Office of Emergency Services is working with FEMA to assess damage and school's are closed, but kids haven't been left behind.
California Schools Superintendent Race Features Competing Visions In Unions, Reformists Proxy FightThe race for state schools chief in California is typically a sleepy affair. With the authority to set education policy vested in the Legislature and a state board of education appointed by the governor, the superintendent's job has served primarily as a pulpit with no real power.
7-Year Old Fremont Boy Removed From School After Alleged Groping IncidentsA 7-year old Fremont boy accused of groping an 8-year old female classmate on two separate occasions has been removed from the school.
Search On For New Superintendent At Mt. Diablo School DistrictThe largest school district in Contra Costa County is searching for some new leadership, after the firing of Superintendent Steven Lawrence and General Counsel Greg Rolen last week.
Ex-South Bay Superintendent Looks At Unloading Condo To TaxpayersA luxury condominium in Downtown San Jose belonging to retired Santa Clara County superintendent Dr. Charles Weis is at the center of a debate that could cost taxpayers.
Berkeley Superintendent Finalist Withdraws Amid Prop. 8 FlapThe sole finalist for the Berkeley schools superintendent post has withdrawn his candidacy after rumors circulated that he opposes same-sex marriage.
Oakland School Board To Vote On Plan To Close 5 Campuses Oakland’s school board was set to meet Wednesday to consider a proposal by Superintendent Tony Smith to close five elementary schools to save $2.2 million a year and use those funds to improve other schools.