Gov. Brown Blocks Later School Start Time MandateGov. Jerry Brown has vetoed legislation that would have required California middle and high schools to start no earlier than 8:30 a.m.
Start Of Classes Brings Increase In Hoax Threats Against Schools Back to school is the time the FBI warns they see an increase in hoax threats against schools.
Parents Sue California Schools Over 'Anti-Islamophobia' ProgramThe lawsuit is challenging the constitutionality of the school district's "anti-Islamophobia" program, which was created in a partnership with the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR).
Free Breakfast Program Proposed For All California StudentsAll California school students could get a free breakfast starting with the 2019-20 school year.
School District Forcing Students To Smile In Hallways, Reports SayA Pennsylvania school district is under fire for a policy that allegedly requires students to smile when walking in school hallways.
Gun Advocates Speak Out In Wake Of Florida School ShootingGun dealers and attendees at the Lodi Gun Expo say they too were deeply affected by the recent tragedy and hope to find common ground in protecting children while preserving their second amendment rights.
Is A School Policy Banning 'Best Friends' Appropriate?Schools in England are banning a common concept around the world, and especially with children: best friends.
Elk Grove Building Up To 12 New Schools Over The Next DecadeUp to a dozen new schools could be built in Elk Grove over the next decade, and it may not stop there.
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.