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.
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.
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.
Michele, on her way home from West Campus High, was struck and killed in a crosswalk at 58th Street and Fruitridge Road in early 2012. A drive didn’t notice she had started to cross.
This year, Florin High is having every family fill out an application to see how many qualify for free lunch. But without even knowing that number, every student is eating for free.
Trained school employees can administer insulin shots to diabetic students if a nurse is not available, the California Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Monday.
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.
Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.
A downed tree branch is being blamed for a power outage that forced three Placerville-area schools to close for the day, according to school district officials.
The Sacramento Kings and Power Balance are teaming up to host a 5k Fun Run/Walk on Saturday to promote the positive benefits of exercise and living a healthy lifestyle. A portion of entry fees will […]
When an award-winning journalist recently revealed he’s an illegal immigrant, two of the key players in his tale turned out to be educators who helped keep his secret. It’s the kind of story teachers and principals scattered across the country know well.
State education officials are reporting that about 30 percent of California students attend schools in 110 districts that are in serious financial trouble.