The 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.
The study by the National Council on Teacher Quality recommends several improvements for attracting and retaining teachers.
The nation’s largest teachers’ pension fund says it will review its holdings after being criticized for having an investment in the manufacturer of an assault rifle used in last week’s Connecticut school massacre.
Two of the largest school districts in the area are abandoning their joint effort to bring in millions of dollars in federal funds through the Obama Administration’s Race to the Top program.
Dozens of discouraged teachers packed the Alameda Unified School District board meeting Tuesday night to vent over contract negotiations that are at an impasse.