Citing property tax revenues below budget estimates, Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed part of a budget bill Saturday that would have awarded an additional $50 million each to the University of California and California State University systems for deferred maintenance the systems deem critical.

Parents at two Citrus Heights elementary schools rallied this week against the potential relocation of their children as a way to accommodate Sylvan Middle School students.

The felony case involving Twin Rivers Unified Trustee Cortez Quinn remains unresolved after a judge continued his court hearing again Wednesday.

Ann Huff Stevens, chair of the UC Davis economics department, is named interim dean of the Graduate School of Management.

A regional non-profit foundation has launched a pilot program, which starts today, to provide mentors to help students at five Sacramento area schools in STEM – science, technology, engineering and math.

Instead of simply opposing school bonds they don’t like, representatives from the Sacramento Taxpayers Association have been meeting with Sacramento County school districts since early summer to collaborate on them.

The San Juan Unified School District has set a community meeting for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday to discuss the fate of the aging Sylvan Middle School in Citrus Heights and how a closure may affect other schools in the district.

At C.K. McClatchy High School, an ad hoc colectiva is exploring ways to encourage minority students to return to teach – a grow-your-own approach to adding greater diversity to the faculty.

An otherwise quiet school board election in the Natomas Unified School District took a bizarre turn this week when a letter from the district chastising one of the candidates for using obscene language on school campuses became public.

The gathering in the Valley High School library Wednesday to welcome Elk Grove Unified’s new superintendent, Christopher Hoffman, had the feel of a homecoming rally.

The University of California Board of Regents on Thursday approved average 16 percent raises for four chancellors and hired a fifth at a 24 percent increase, amid discussions about increasing compensation across the board for its 10 campus leaders.

Anxiety can be like a Chinese finger trap. Try to break free with panicky pulls and it’ll just get worse. But approach it with a calm mind and a bit of patience and you’ll be out in no time.

The University of California, Davis announced today that it is expanding its long-standing partnership with the Chilean government with the creation of a $12 million life science center.

Elk Grove Unified School District’s board voted unanimously Tuesday evening to hire a local resident and Valley High School graduate as its new superintendent.

Sacramento City Unified School District will hold its annual college fair on Sunday, when representatives of more than 70 colleges will be available to answer questions and provide information.

Newsweek has issued its 2014 rankings for top-500 high schools in the United States, and campuses in three Sacramento-area school districts made the list.

A superintendent from the El Dorado Union High School District is the finalist for the top job in the Elk Grove Unified School District, both districts announced Monday.

A Christian Brothers High School volleyball coach in Sacramento, missing since Wednesday, has been found in Klamath Falls, Oregon, Sacramento police reported Sunday night.

For students and young adults, living away from home means a lot of independence.

Police on Sunday said they have no new leads on the whereabouts of a Florian Tria, a volleyball coach at Christian Brothers High School who was dropped off by a driver near her Curtis Park home Wednesday evening and has not been seen since.

Friends and family are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 51-year-old Sacramento woman.

Sacramento City Unified and its teachers association have ended a long stretch of discord by tentatively agreeing to two years of pay hikes and smaller class sizes for the youngest students at high-poverty schools.

Folsom police have announced a reward for information in the theft of audio and visual equipment from a storage container on the Folsom Middle School campus.

The San Juan Unified School District has paid $3.4 million in settlements and other costs tied to accusations that its former superintendent, who was forced to retire in January, mistreated female employees.

Student loan debt is not just a problem for young people.

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