Natomas Unified School District staff will discuss Wednesday how the district could deal with increased enrollment while waiting for a federal building moratorium to be lifted.

In a story Aug. 25 about death of University of Phoenix founder John Sperling, The Associated Press reported erroneously the day that Sperling died. He died Friday, not Sunday.

In many cases, local school districts are paying tens of thousands of dollars to executive search firms to find potential superintendents.

Sometimes you need to find the better side of a bad story.

A 14-year-old Rocklin High School student was arrested Wednesday for reportedly bringing a gun onto campus.

After more than two years of legal battles, The Sacramento Bee has prevailed in a court fight to force the release of the names of police officers involved in the November 2011 pepper spray incident on the University of California, Davis, campus.

Democrats in the California Senate on Thursday rejected a Republican effort to overturn a state budget provision that caps the amount of money school districts can hold in reserve.

Attorneys agreed Wednesday to delay proceedings for Twin Rivers Unified trustee Cortez Quinn, who faces felony charges for allegedly falsifying his paternity test and accepting illegal gifts from a school district employee.

Larry Masuoka, the San Juan Unified School District trustee censured for mishandling complaints about bullying by the previous superintendent, has chosen not to run for a third term in November.

Sacramento State will offer the Spanish-speaking community information about college admissions, education programs, financial aid and campus life at its second annual Feria de Educación from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Elk Grove Unified expects to name a replacement for retiring Superintendent Steven Ladd by the end of September.

Natomas Unified and several other area school districts have placed bond measures on the November ballot to pay for school construction and repairs despite a lack of statewide funds that typically help stretch local dollars.

The imminent departure of UC Davis’ two strawberry breeders, who are forming their own company, has prompted a lawsuit over the future of strawberry research at the university.

One of many justifications California teachers can invoke to banish wayward students from classrooms, “willful defiance” clauses have drawn scrutiny from educators, civil rights advocates and legislators who say they are overused and applied disproportionately to minority students.

Two English teachers, one from the San Juan Unified School District and the other from the River Delta Unified School District, have been named Sacramento County Teachers of the Year 2015.

Californians’ ballots this fall are all but certain to lack a proposed $4.3 billion school bond, even though the legislation cleared a key Senate committee this week.

At San Juan Unified campuses, students take home back-to-school supply lists emblazoned with the Target logo and a web address for the retailer’s ordering site. Natomas Unified displays ads on its website directing families to shoe stores and clothing retailers.

Grant High students and staff can be screened for tuberculosis Aug. 22 at a clinic at the school, 1400 Grand Ave.

Minor injuries were reported Thursday morning when a school bus collided head-on with a suspected drunken driver in El Dorado County, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Michelle Rhee, the prominent and controversial education figure who is the wife of Mayor Kevin Johnson, announced on Wednesday that she is stepping down from her post as chief executive of StudentsFirst, the national advocacy organization she founded in 2010.

Back-to-school time presents challenges, anxiety, excitement and financial pressure. Here are stories, videos, links and a quiz that might be helpful to students and those who care for them.

The Brown administration made clear Monday it opposes a proposed multibillion-dollar school bond for the November ballot, as the chairman of a key Senate committee voiced concerns that the borrowing measure favors suburban communities.

Pushed to look for alternative sources of revenue amid the deep budget cuts of the economic recession, schools in the UC system increasingly are recruiting nonresident applicants, who likely will make up a fifth of all freshman for fall 2014.

Two summers ago, the science world was agog over a physics discovery from far beneath the Alps of evidence of what seemed to be a long-sought elementary particle called a Higgs boson. Since that major discovery, UC Davis researchers have gone back to work to check out the finding.

During the last decade, roughly 200,000 California high school graduates started college in another state. That's roughly one of every five graduates who attended a four-year college. Use this database to see how many California freshmen enrolled each year at every college in America.

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