San Jose School Board Extends Contract With Police Despite ProtestsDespite last minute protests by local activists, the San Jose Unified School District’s Board of Education this week extended its contract with local police to patrol campuses.
San Ramon Valley Board Of Education Approves Administrator Raises Amid Huge Budget CutsThe San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday night voted to give the district superintendent and other top administrators a raise, even as the district looks to make roughly $8 million in cuts.
Oakland School District Defends Police Action Against Protesters At Board MeetingThe Oakland Unified School District defended itself against accusations that police officers behaved violently toward protesters at a Board of Education meeting on Wednesday evening, when six people were arrested, including one who was taken to a hospital and left using crutches.
Alamo School Completes Renovation After Years In Portable ClassroomsAfter spending a few years in portable classrooms, students and teachers are finally back in permanent classrooms at Stone Valley Middle School.
Palo Alto Schools Hire 2 Mental Health Experts As Student Suicide Crisis ContinuesIt’s being called a crisis; and now the Palo Alto Unified School District has voted to hire two mental health specialists in the wake of continuing student suicides.
SF School Board Opposes New Food Truck RegulationsAfter two years of negotiations, a San Francisco supervisor has come up with a compromise plan for new food truck regulation that both food truck vendors and restaurant owners say they can live with, but the plan still faces opposition from educators.
Controversial California Education Board Pick Withdraws BidGov. Jerry Brown's office said his controversial pick for the state Board of Education, former state superintendent Bill Honig, has withdrawn his name for the job.
Brown Appoints Dems To Enviroment, Employment PostsGov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday named his top cabinet members in key employment and environmental departments and appointed seven members to the state Board of Education.
School Closures On The Table In AlamedaSuch draconian proposals were anything but surprising, given the gap in funding.