Hoaxers Increasingly Going Online To Threaten SchoolsOn a spring day at Mount Elden Middle School in Flagstaff, Arizona, the phone rang and a receptionist answered. A computerized female voice was on the line with a disturbing message: "I can see children. I'm going to kill children!"
Deadline Looms For Group Hoping To Repeal Mandatory Vaccine LawOpponents of an effort to repeal California's new law requiring mandatory vaccines for schoolchildren are facing a Monday deadline for a ballot initiative asking voters to repeal the law.
California Elementary School Truancy Rates Up Slightly Despite PushCalifornia elementary school truancy rates are up slightly despite efforts by nearly all the state's school districts to implement improved practices to reduce absenteeism.
Babysitter, 2 Children Struck In 'Dangerous' Stockton IntersectionAs a CBS13 camera followed a group of children crossing the street in the crosswalk, a car came barreling through. The driver stopped in the street, claiming the sun was in her eyes.
Elk Grove School Focused On STEM Learning Opens Its DoorsThursday marked the beginning of a whole new experience for students, staff and parents at Marion Mix Elementary School.
Modesto School District Creating Video Warning Parents To Drive SafelyThe district and the police are working on a safety video that will be posted on the district’s website later this week and be shown at back-to-school nights to remind parents how to safely drive up to the schools.
Modesto Schools Expanding Mental-Health Counseling Amid High Expulsions, SuspensionsEvery Modesto city school may offer mental-health counseling for children in the coming school year. The proposal comes after the state says Modesto had too many students expelled or suspended.
Calif. Lawmakers To Vote On Budget With More Money For Public SchoolsCalifornia lawmakers are taking up a $117.5 billion spending plan that sends even more money to public schools and adopts a new tax credit for the working poor.
State Assembly Taking Up Highly Contested Vaccine Bill TuesdayThe California Assembly is taking up a highly contested bill to boost vaccination rates in schools.
School District Steps Up Security After Alleged Attack On Board MemberThat school board member declined to speak to CBS13 on camera, but sheriff’s deputies confirm they took a felony assault report about the incident, but Stewart was no longer on the scene when they arrived.
Spelling Bees Teach Public School Students More Than Just SpellingPositioned as showdowns, smack-downs or friendly competitions, spelling bees have a long and storied past in the United States.
Parents Suing School Districts Claiming Autistic Daughter Was Molested By Bus DriverEmily and William Gutierrez have filed suit along with the Davis and Woodland Unified school districts, along with the bus driver. CBS13 is not identifying the driver since he has not been criminally charged.