LGBT Groups Argue California Textbooks Don't Go Far EnoughA coalition of LGBT rights groups said the books should not merely include a token reference to San Francisco civil rights icon Harvey Milk but integrate the contributions of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people throughout history.
Pot Brownie Scare Prompts Call For Air Ambulance At Modesto SchoolThe potent pot brownies classmates ate during lunch left one student practically paralyzed, collapsing on campus.
New Law Aims To Redirect School Lunch Waste To Food BanksSchool districts were previously required to throw that food away. Now, charities in California have a new major resource to feed the hungry.
Teen Says Teacher Told Her She Was Too 'Busty' During ClassThe statement said the teacher also told Kelsey Anderson that "smaller busted women could get away with more than larger busted women."
California Considers Maternity Leave For TeachersWhen Barbara Adams had her baby 20 years ago, she couldn't afford to take more than a few weeks off to bond with her baby. Not much has changed since.
Sacramento Schools Look To Philippines For Teachers Leaving Union Wondering WhyA statewide teacher shortage has a Sacramento school district looking outside the country to find qualified educators, but the teachers union is calling the district out for not looking hard enough.
States Sue Betsy DeVos After She Suspends For-Profit College Reform RulesThe rules would have forbidden schools from forcing students to sign agreements that waive their right to sue.
Elk Grove Schools Testing App To Help Students Keep Up In ClassReading and writing have been a challenge for 10-year-old Karah Quarels, but that changed last month.
Jerry Brown Withholds UC Money After Audit Reveals Secret AccountBrown is withholding $50 million from the UC system after a state audit found administrators hid $175 million in a secret account while asking students for more tuition money.
Elverta Schools Shut Down Amid Norovirus OutbreakDozens of children and some staff at her son's school got sick with stomach-flu-like symptoms, later discovered to be Norovirus.
California High School Exit Exam Has One Foot In The Grave After VoteIt was aligned with the curriculum standards in place when the test was started in 2000. California has since adopted new Common Core education standards.
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