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School District Steps Up Security After Alleged Attack On Board Member

That 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.

03/10/2015

Spelling Bees Teach Public School Students More Than Just Spelling

Positioned as showdowns, smack-downs or friendly competitions, spelling bees have a long and storied past in the United States.

03/04/2015

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Parents Suing School Districts Claiming Autistic Daughter Was Molested By Bus Driver

Emily 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.

02/18/2015

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Report: Calif. Ranks Worst In Nation For Providing Guidance Counselors To Students

California ranks worst in the nation when it comes to providing students with guidance counselors, according to the U.S. Department of Education.

01/19/2015

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Burglars Hit West Sacramento Teacher’s Classroom, Students And Parents Help Her Recover

Officials at Riverbank Elementary School in West Sacramento say the burglar broke in over the weekend, but they didn’t know what had happened until the teacher showed up for work on Monday.

10/07/2014

In one of the posts mocking the school board's attempts to filter certain historic events, Twitter user @caltrider writes about the UC Davis Occupy protest "These lucky people are getting free perfume spritzes, just like at Macys. #JeffCoSchoolBoardHistory #copolitics."

Internet Mocks School Board’s Apparent Attempt To Censor History

Parodying a conservative school board’s attempt to focus on “patriotic” history subjects, Twitter users came up with their own spin on different events.

09/24/2014

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - DECEMBER 27:  December 27, 2012 in West Valley City, Utah. An instructor at a class teaching users about concealed-carry weapons. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Gun Carry Rights Expanded In Georgia Under New Law

Georgia took a big step Wednesday toward expanding where licensed gun carriers can take their weapons, as the governor signed a bill allowing them in bars without restriction and in some churches, schools and government buildings under certain circumstances.

04/23/2014

Schools in nearly a quarter of all states record body mass index scores, measuring hundreds of thousands of students. (Getty Images)

Schools Increasingly Check Students For Obesity

Chula Vista school district among schools working to calculate BMI for students.

03/29/2014

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Common Core Initiative Spawns Widespread Political Fights

More than five years after U.S. governors began a bipartisan effort to set new standards in American schools, the Common Core initiative has morphed into a political tempest fueling division among Republicans.

03/24/2014

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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.

12/26/2013

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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.

12/20/2013

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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.

12/20/2013

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