Oakland Kids Speak Up As School Board, Superintendent Explain Budget Cut PlansSuperintendent Kyla Johnson Trammell explained the cuts are painful, but necessary. The Board of Education faced the wrath of the students who will be hit hardest by the cuts.
Alum Rock School Board Member Barred Over Alleged Threats On Superintendent
In-Fighting Grips Alum Rock Unified In San JoseAccusations of fraud, threats of physical violence and now a restraining order have all come into play during a recent drama playing out in a South Bay school district in recent weeks.
Accused School 'Pooperintendent' Relieves Himself Of Duty After ArrestA New Jersey school official dubbed the "Pooperintendent" is now out of a job months after he was caught defecating on a rival school's football field.
Palo Alto School Superintendent Resigns Amid Controversiesn embattled Bay Area school superintendent is stepping down after months of scandals ranging from budget flubs to the handling of a sexual assault case.
Oakland School Board Names New SuperintendentAfter a months-long search for a new superintendent for the Oakland Unified School District, the school board announced Wednesday that Kyla Johnson-Trammell has been selected.
Ousting Of Deaf School's Superintendent Not Enough For Fremont StudentsAt the California school for the deaf in Fremont, the big lesson of the day was civil disobedience.
Hayward School Superintendent Keeps Job Despite Allegations Of ViolenceThe Hayward School Board voted not to fire the Superintendent after allegations he physically and verbally threatened other school board members.
Palo Alto's New School Superintendent Facing Sticker Shock Over Home PricesPalo Alto’s new school superintendent is facing sticker shock in his search for a home in one of the Bay Area’s priciest real estate markets.
More Interns May Take Over SF Classrooms Due To Critical Teacher ShortageSuperintendent Richard Carranza asked the school board permission to hire more uncredentialed teachers from Teach for America, a non-profit that puts college grads in classrooms across the country.
San Francisco School District Approves $65,000 Raise For Superintendent, Teachers LamentThe school board voted unanimously to approve a 25 percent raise over three years for Superintendent Richard Carranza, a move drawing criticism from teachers.
Torlakson Defeats Tuck To Remain Superintendent California SchoolsIncumbent Tom Torlakson defeated first-time candidate Marshall Tuck in the hotly contested race for California's superintendent of public instruction, an election that became an expensive battleground with high stakes for teachers unions and education reformers.
Napa County Schools Closed As Earthquake Damage Assessment Is Underway; Kids Not Left Behind There have been three emergency declarations as a result of the Sunday morning’s earthquake that shook wine country. The state's Office of Emergency Services is working with FEMA to assess damage and school's are closed, but kids haven't been left behind.
California Schools Superintendent Race Features Competing Visions In Unions, Reformists Proxy FightThe race for state schools chief in California is typically a sleepy affair. With the authority to set education policy vested in the Legislature and a state board of education appointed by the governor, the superintendent's job has served primarily as a pulpit with no real power.
7-Year Old Fremont Boy Removed From School After Alleged Groping IncidentsA 7-year old Fremont boy accused of groping an 8-year old female classmate on two separate occasions has been removed from the school.