California Schools Head: Officers Needed In Some SchoolsThe head of California schools said Wednesday his office is working to re-imagine the role of police officers at the state's 10,000 public schools but that some schools would still need officers on campus to protect students' safety.
California Schools Chief 'Applauds' Renaming SchoolsCalifornia schools chief Tony Thurmond said Wednesday that schools named for Confederate leaders or other racially charged figures exacerbate feelings of racial inequality, and he commended schools that have opted to rename themselves.
State Superintendent Calling On Counseling Groups To Strengthen Mental Health Support For StudentsOn Wednesday, the Superintendent of California Schools, Tony Thurmond, called on counseling groups to help fill mental health gaps in our students.
Roadmap To Reopening: State Superintendent Releases Guidelines For Districts To Return To CampusA how-to guide released Monday shows California schools how to safely reopen this fall in the age of face masks and physical distancing.
California Schools Chief Calls For New Plan On Racism, BiasCalifornia's education chief Tony Thurmond announced plans Monday to lead a new effort focusing on racism in state schools during emotional remarks on George Floyd.
Bridging The Digital Divide: State Leaders Working To Give Students Access To Computers, InternetGuidelines for California schools to reopen are expected in early June.
Gov. Newsom: We Should Not Prepare To Bring Our Children Back To School Amid Coronavirus PandemicCalifornia schools should plan on teaching from afar for the rest of the academic year because it's unlikely the coronavirus will allow them to reopen before summer, California leaders say.
State Superintendent: It Appears Students Won't Return To School Before SummerIt appears California students will be learning from home for the rest of the year, according to a statement from the State Superintendent on Tuesday.
Statewide Ethnic Studies Proposal Slammed By CriticsThe draft of the new ethnics studies program for California Public schools is being slammed by critics.
Race For California Schools Chief Among Most Expensive In CountryOne of California’s ballot races is attracting money not normally seen on a statewide level. Tens of millions of dollars are being spent on the race to determine who will head the state's public school system.
Billionaire Charter School Backers Set Spending Record In Superintendent RaceA cast of billionaires is outspending the teacher unions in support of a former charter schools executive.