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Twin Rivers Unified School Cafeteria Was Shut Down After Failed Health Inspection

Twice a year, county inspectors show up unannounced for surprise inspections at 380 schools in Sacramento County.

11/12/2013

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New McClatchy High Batting Cage Torn Down Because Of Code Requirements

Parents were surprised to find out the cage they helped raise $20,000 to build in 2012 was taken down since it wasn’t ADA compliant, and didn’t meet building code.

10/08/2013

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Social Media Partially To Blame For Rise In Potentially Suicidal Students?

According to the Davis Joint Unified School district, the number of students being screened for possible suicidal behavior rose from 52 two years ago to 94—an 81 percent increase.

05/17/2013

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Girl Allegedly Claims To Be Devil And Has Hit List Of Classmates To Kill

South Sacramento parents are upset and worried after a sixth grade girl allegedly made threats to kill students.

05/10/2013

Principal Allen Young (credit: metsacramento.com)

Met High School Principal Placed On Leave

A Sacramento high school principal is on leave while the district investigates accusations he drank with his students and another teacher.

CBS13/CW31–04/25/2013

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Student Absences Costing Sacramento City Unified School District Millions

Parents are letting their students stay home and it’s costing the Sacramento City Unified School District millions of dollars.

04/03/2013

McClatchy High School (source: Wikipedia)

Dozens Of McClatchy Students Won’t Walk After Senior Prank

About 25 to 30 students at McClatchy High School will not be allowed to participate in their graduation ceremony on Friday after damage was done to the school during a senior prank over the weekend.

06/06/2012

Lamonte Franks, 14, goes to school during the day and lives in a homeless shelter at night. (credit: CBS13)

Special Report: Sacramento’s Homeless Student Population Exploding

More and more students in Sacramento are growing up in the streets or in shelters. CBS13′s Sam Shane takes a look at one family’s struggles.

02/23/2012

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Sacramento School Undergoes Energy-Efficient Facelift

A Sacramento high school is going green to save taxpayers some green. Its $7 million facelift includes new windows, LED lighting, recycled ceilings and other enhancements.

02/18/2012

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson wants city schools to be graded to give parents more information on where to send their kids. (credit: CBS13)

Mayor Johnson Wants Sacramento Schools Graded

Mayor Kevin Johnson soon wants moms and dads to be able to choose a Sacramento school based on its letter grade because right now Johnson says parents have no thorough way to compare their child’s school to others.

01/31/2012

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Sacramento Student Caught With Loaded Gun On Campus

Sacramento police arrested a 17-year-old boy Thursday afternoon after he brought a loaded handgun on to the American Legion High School campus, according to authorities.

09/08/2011

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On The Money: Executive Chef

At a time when hundreds of teachers are getting pink slips – and public school districts are in the red, a CBS 13 investigation reveals one local district is spending tens of thousands of taxpayer dollars on an executive chef.

CBS13/CW31–06/28/2011