COVID Schools Plan: Newsom Unveils $2 Billion Program To Return To In-Class LearningCalifornia is rolling out a $2 billion-plan to return elementary school students to in-class learning by February which involves investments in PPE, ventilation and frequent COVID testing for students, teachers and staff members.
Coronavirus Update: State Works To Bridge 'Digital Divide' To Help Students During PandemicOn Monday, California Governor Gavin Newsom talked about efforts that have been made to meet the needs of students in the state during the coronavirus pandemic as schools struggle with distance learning, particularly in bridging the so-called "digital divide" to lower-income families.
Talking To Your Child About Coronavirus and Shelter-In-PlaceKPIX morning anchor Michelle Griego sat down with her middle school-aged daughter to see how she's feeling about this uncertain time.
Prop. 13: Deteriorating Condition of East Bay School Emblematic of Statewide NeedProposition 13, the only statewide measure on the March 3 ballot, would create a $15 billion bond to build, repair and modernize schools like Lake Elementary in San Pablo where the heating system is held together with duct tape.
Despite High Incomes, Report Suggests California Spends Less On Schools Than Much Of The Country California is a wealthy state, but according to a new study it spends less on K-12 education than much of the rest of the country.
California Students Post New Gains In STAR TestingCalifornia's top education official says the state's students posted the ninth straight year of gains in English and math proficiency on this year's standardized tests.
South Bay Teachers, Students Head To Sacramento To Lobby For Education Funds About 100 students and teachers headed from San Jose to Sacramento on a pair of tour buses Wednesday morning to gather support for cash-strapped schools that need support from California lawmakers.
Legislation Takes Aim At Food Trucks Operating Near SchoolsAn assemblyman concerned about childhood obesity introduced a bill that would prohibit food trucks from operating within 1,500 feet of elementary and secondary schools.
Fiscal Emergency Confronts California's Public SchoolsCalifornia's public school year is getting shorter and shorter, while classrooms are increasingly crowded. That's the finding of a new state study, predicting even deeper financial troubles for the schools if Gov. Brown's budget plan is approved.
Report Shines Ray Of Hope On Cash-Poor California SchoolsA new report from the public Policy Institute of California offers hope for improving the state's school finance system, in part due to demographics.
California Denied "Race to the Top" Funding
Mission High School Raises the Bar