Scholastic Is Offering Free Online Courses So Your Kids Can Keep Learning While Schools Are ClosedScholastic has launched a "Learn at Home" website that has free daily courses for students from Pre-kindergarten to grades 6 and higher.
Had Enough? Californians Turn Down Higher Taxes, DebtA final tally of votes remains incomplete, but there is agreement on both sides that no single reason explains the downfall of the big bond.
California Lottery Didn't Give $36M To Schools, Auditor SaysThe California lottery skimped on giving $36 million in revenue to fund public education and spent $720,000 on food and travel expenses without considering cheaper options, the state auditor said in a report.
Study: Teachers Who Praise See A 30% Increase In Good Behavior From StudentsThe more your child's elementary school teacher uses praise instead of punishment, the more your child will stay focused on their schoolwork.
Gov. Newsom's 2020-21 Budget Plan Aids TeachersGov. Gavin Newsom wants to give $20,000 stipends to teachers at high needs schools.
California Puts $15 Billion School Construction Bond On March BallotCalifornians will vote next year whether the state should issue $15 billion in bonds for school construction and modernization projects.
Report Names San Joaquin Delta College California's Best Community CollegeStockton's San Joaquin Delta College is getting some national recognition after consumer website WalletHub.com, named it the fourth overall community college in the nation.
Stockton And Modesto Ranked As Two Of America's Least Educated CitiesStockton and Modesto are ranked as two of the least educated cities in America, while Sacramento ranks in the top 50 of most educated cities.
Full-Day Kindergarten May Be A Requirement In California by 2022-23 School YearThe requirement to have all public and charter schools in California enroll students in full-day kindergarten will start a year later than originally proposed, under a bill making its way through the legislature.
Community Leaders React To State Spending On Homelessness, EducationPart of the package comes with $100 million for mental health services that would address the shortage of qualified mental health professionals.
Animal Dissections Could Be Outlawed In California Classrooms With New BillStudents in any California public or private school, grades one through 12, could soon be prohibited from performing a dissection.
Study: School Lunches Are Linked To Better School Test ScoresChildren who consistently eat lunch at school are more likely to score better on standardized tests, according to a study out of India, one of the biggest and longest running studies looking at the effect of school lunch on academic performance.
Shift In The School Year Could Cut Two Weeks From Sacramento City Unified Summer VacationStudents in Sacramento could be in for a big change this summer. Sacramento Unified School District announced Wednesday a proposal to move the first day of school up by two weeks. The change could go into effect as early as this August.
School Fundraisers Could Face New Limits Under Federal RulesIt's been a fall fundraiser for the Crescent Elementary school PTA for years—Otis Spunkmeyer cookies and treats, a favorite among family and friends of students.
Charter Schools Regroup After Big California Election LossCharter school supporters are deciding where to direct their considerable resources after pouring money into the California gubernatorial primary to support a longtime ally who failed to move on to November's election.