- Justice Department sees bias in limits on private schools
- > Sep 22, 5:18 AM: The U.S. Justice Department sided Monday with the father of a seventh-grade prep school student in a lawsuit that challenges pandemic-related limits on classroom capacity at private schools in New Mexico as more restrictive than
- Prop. 208 will decide if wealthiest Arizonans should pay more taxes for schools
- Sep 21, 7:22 AM: Opponents of Proposition 208 say it could put some dollars into the pockets of administrators, but Arizona schools, on average, spend less on administrative expenses than the rest of the country, an average of $903 per student.
- La Jolla Parents Are Opting Out of San Diego Unified
- Sep 21, 7:17 AM: Enrollment at La Jolla Elementary is down 20 percent. Parents at other La Jolla public schools say they’ve also unenrolled or are considering doing so unless San Diego Unified resumes in-person learning soon.
- How One District Got Its Students Back Into Classrooms
- Sep 21, 7:01 AM: Cajon Valley in California is doing something that many lower-income districts have postponed: offering in-person instruction.
- EDITORIAL: Unions plan a merger to protect the establishment
- > Sep 17, 7:37 AM: Make no mistake, together or apart the teachers unions run public schools. They control the administration, determine who is on the school board, and therefore what is taught in classrooms. They control a system in which 50% of
- Plumas Charter School students head back to school at all four learning centers
- Sep 17, 7:29 AM: During the first week of September, Plumas Charter School teachers and staff at all four PCS learning centers welcomed students back on campus for the start of their fall 2020 hybrid learning program.
- Great Hearts Academies is just the latest public school to face racism allegations
- Sep 17, 7:19 AM: Former students and teachers from Great Hearts Academies have come forward to draw attention to what they call a pattern of racist and sexist practices in the charter school network.
- Charter school’s plan to move to Rancho San Diego to be heard Friday by county planners
- Sep 17, 7:05 AM: A plan by Literacy First Charter Schools to build a new high school on a parcel of undeveloped land in Rancho San Diego will be heard Friday by the San Diego County Planning Commission.
- Families face the demands of online and hybrid learning
- > Sep 17, 6:36 AM: As the coronavirus pandemic surges into autumn, California’s students, teachers and families are embarking on an extraordinary school year. Most of the usual back-to-school traditions have been scrapped. Now, students in most parts
- Editorial: Time for Denver’s school board to refocus
- > Sep 16, 7:32 AM: Denver parents and other stakeholders in our community’s schools will be watching how well — and, we hope, how swiftly — the district’s leadership is able to navigate the transition back to in-person learning for children locked out
- Woodland Public Schools rises to the challenge of remote learning by implementing Distance Learning 2.0
- > Sep 16, 7:22 AM: The staff of Woodland Public Schools kicked off the start of the school year last week with Distance Learning 2.0 – new strategies, techniques, and teaching styles to ensure the community’s students will receive a distance learning
- SL School District returns to virtual classroom, sees drop in enrollment
- Sep 16, 7:14 AM: But enrollment in the district has taken a big hit since schools announced they would be online-only, which could bring a whole new set of problems beyond COVID-19.
- Private and charter schools prepare to reopen as city processes dozens of waiver applications
- > Sep 16, 6:44 AM: At least 67 private and charter schools have begun the application process to reopen, with roughly half submitting the application that requires a safety plan, city officials said Tuesday. More than a dozen schools are scheduled for
- District 25 parents to host rally in support of schools resuming in-person learning full-time
- Sep 16, 5:54 AM: Concerned Pocatello-Chubbuck School District 25 parents are hosting a rally at the Portneuf Wellness Complex on Wednesday to persuade the district to allow students to go back to school full-time.
- First big reform of California’s education funding law awaits governor’s signature
- > Sep 16, 5:38 AM: But if Gov. Gavin Newsom accepts the recommendation of his advisers at the California Department of Finance and ignores the Legislature’s near-unanimous vote favoring the significant reform, he’ll veto the legislation within the
- Black students in Arizona rank near top for academic gains
- > Sep 15, 7:28 AM: Black students in Arizona rank near the top in the nation for posting academic gains year after year, and those who attend charter schools may appear to have a competitive edge, according to an analysis by the nonprofit Arizona
- Phoenix Union High School District will remain in remote learning until next year
- > Sep 15, 6:09 AM: As it stands on Monday, the largest high school district in the state, Phoenix Union High School District, will remain in remote learning mode until next year. The district had plans to start in-person learning next month but now
- Thousands of Oregon families choose new online programs for their child’s public education
- > Sep 15, 5:38 AM: But thousands of families are deciding to stay online for the whole school year, even if it’s safe to return to school in-person again. It’s one sign that online education programs launched during the pandemic could last after it’s
- Teachers Not Returning to PUSD Classrooms Without New MOU
- > Sep 14, 7:15 AM: As Pasadena Now previously reported, schools can reopen on Monday, but there is just one problem: Local teachers and the Pasadena Unified School District remain at odds over a contract, and teachers will not return until the dispute
- Group recognized for making charter school a reality
- > Sep 14, 5:45 AM: It represents a long journey that the founders of the South Maui Learning Ohana took as they envisioned a school that would represent the beginning of the charter school movement in Hawaii. The Innovation Building of the Kihei