The San Francisco Unified School District was forced to scramble for substitutes Tuesday as 432 teachers either called in sick or took a personal day ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday vetoed what he termed an “imperfect” union-backed bill intended to streamline the dismissal of teachers accused of misconduct, calling on lawmakers to try again next year.
College debt means dreams delayed for many graduates. A little-known program could help many former students get off the hook for their debts.
The state Legislature has passed a bill intended to speed and streamline the process for dismissing teachers accused of misconduct, despite the opinion of some that the measure should be improved, possibly next year.
As more and more technology makes its way into classrooms, schools and educators are having to determine what is appropriate for students to use.
Stanford University was advising students and other users of its computer system to change their passwords after the school discovered a security breach of its information technology infrastructure.
The state Assembly on Wednesday passed a labor-backed bill that would make it easier to discipline and fire teachers accused of misconduct.
A new report said California needs to pay an additional $4.5 billion a year to shore up its financially shaky teacher retirement fund.
The study by the National Council on Teacher Quality recommends several improvements for attracting and retaining teachers.
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.