Sacramento Unified School District

(Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Calif. Schools Prepare For Transgender Rights Law

With a law that spells out the rights of transgender students in grades K-12 set to take effect in California, school districts are reviewing locker room layouts, scheduling sensitivity training for coaches, assessing who will sleep where during overnight field trips and reconsidering senior portrait dress codes.


State Capitol

UPDATED: Group Sues California Over New Transgender Law

Groups trying to overturn a new California law allowing transgender students to choose public school restrooms and sports teams that correspond with their expressed genders have filed a lawsuit claiming state officials are unfairly refusing to count signatures seeking a referendum.


Credit: CBS13

School District Approves New Policy Protecting Transgender Students

The reforms are among the first of their kind in the state. In front of a crowd of mostly supporters, the school board spelled out how it will respond to the needs of transgender students.



Students Past And Present Upset Over Sacramento Elementary School Closures

It’s the last day of school for kids at seven local schools that may not reopen come next year.


School closure lawsuit

Families File Lawsuit To Prevent Sacramento School Closures

A group filed a federal civil-rights lawsuit saying their schools were unfairly targeted for closure because of the socioeconomic status of the students and families.


brick wall

Medical Condition Causes Driver To Crash SUV Into School

A medical condition caused a driver to crash an SUV into a south Sacramento school Thursday morning, California Highway Patrol says.


school protest

Parents, Students Continue Protesting As Sacramento School Closure Vote Nears

Concerned parents and students continued to protest as a vote is set to come Thursday night to decide the fate of 11 Sacramento schools on the chopping block.


students rally

Concerned Students, Parents Protest 11 Sacramento School Closings

More than 200 parents and students rallied Wednesday night to save 11 Sacramento-area schools, whose fate lies in a vote less than 24 hours away.


school cuts

11 Sacramento Schools Could Close Due To Declining Enrollment

Sacramento is counting down to the closure of some district schools after the Sacramento Unified School District identified 11 schools that could be shut down due to declining enrollment.


(credit: CBS)

Sacramento Unified Votes To Close School To Save Money

Sacramento City Unified School District has voted to close an elementary school as the district tries to balance its budget.


Henry Lusk, Kennedy High School Coach

Coach Resigns After Lewd Photo Surfaces

A high school football coach suddenly resigned Wednesday after an explicit photo surfaced online and spread quickly among students.