Newsom Hits Snooze Button; New State Law Targets Sleep Deprived School ChildrenHoping to help students improve grades and fight sleep deprivation, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a new law that will forbid middle schools from beginning their day before 8 a.m. and prohibit high schools from starting class before 8:30 a.m.
Governor Newsom Signs Law Banning School Student Suspensions For Grades 4 Through 8Starting in 2020, principals and administrators will be banned from suspending students for “willful defiance” of teachers, staff, and administrators.
Bill Gives Teens Extra Sleep But May Wreck Havoc On Parents' SchedulesCalifornia teenagers may get to sleep a little later on school mornings thanks to a bill that would push back start times at middle and high schools.
Students Robbed, Injured Near American Canyon High SchoolA group of students were robbed and injured near American Canyon High School Wednesday, triggering a lockdown of the school and sending the students to the hospital for treatment.
California Considers Later School Start Times As Students Deal With Lack Of SleepMore than three million students in California could soon wake up to a later start time at school.
Father Fights Los Gatos Middle School Dress Code For Teen DaughterA Los Gatos middle school is considering a change its dress code after a father stood up for his daughter when she was recently sent home over what she was wearing.
Beloved Pacifica Music Teacher Dies In Freak AccidentA beloved middle school music teacher has died in a freak accident when he was struck by his own van in his school's parking lot, authorities said.
Fmr. S.F. Phys. Ed Teacher Charged With Lewd Acts With A ChildA former SF Unified School District employee charged with committing a lewd act on a child at a school in the city was a physical education teacher.
Berkeley Teacher Speaks Out After Her School Receives ThreatWhat a teacher did during her off-time is leading to a security scare at a Berkeley middle school.
Violent Neo-Nazi Capitol Protest Leads To Berkeley Middle School Security ScareA violent protest outside the state capitol has lead to a security scare at a Berkeley Middle School.
SF Officials Consider Plan To Give Condoms To Middle School StudentsThe San Francisco Unified School District is stirring up controversy with a proposed plan to distribute condoms at middle schools.
San Francisco Middle School Delays Election Over Lack Of DiversityA student government election at a mostly Hispanic San Francisco middle school turned into a debate about the democratic process when the principal delayed the results because the winners did not reflect the school's diverse student body.
Middle School Teacher Allegedly Projects Porno Images On Screen In Front Of StudentsA middle school teacher from a Marin County school is on leave after allegedly projecting pornographic images onto a classroom screen in front of students.
CDC Study Finds E-Cigarette Use Among Middle, High School Students Tripled In 2014A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration has found a stunning rise in the use of e-cigarettes among middle and high school students.
Middle School Arts Programs Built To Enhance Learning Across DisciplinesToday's middle schoolers in California are encouraged to explore visual art concepts important to them, through elective and special interest classes.