A student at Whitney High School in Rocklin was arrested Tuesday, May 22, 2018 for making threats after he sent a SnapChat showing him posing with a gun, police say. School officials alerted parents of the issue through email.
A Da Vinci student who threatened to shoot others at the Davis high school was identified by Davis Police and taken for medical treatment Tuesday, May 22, 2018. The student was reportedly upset about an Instagram post supporting the rights of transgender people.
California charter schools advocates are spending millions to elect Antonio Villaraigosa as California's next governor, while Gavin Newsom and the powerful California Teachers Association are fighting back.
The new elementary school will be a single two-story building that will accommodate 668 students in kindergarten through fifth grade. The two-story building will allow the district to build on a smaller footprint and will enhance security and collaboration at the school, according to district officials.
Friday marked the first of two days of spring commencement ceremonies at Sacramento State. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at Golden 1 Center, where 793 students of the colleges of Education, and Natural Sciences and Mathematics, graduated.
Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg and local educators announced an initiative on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 to raise money for arts, music and theater in public schools in the region. The Sacramento Art Education Consortium will work with all 13 school districts in the county.
U.S. News this week released its ranked list of more than 20,000 public high schools nationwide and 600 in California. Just one non-charter school in Sacramento, West Campus, made the top 100. Rocklin also had several campuses that ranked reasonably well.
Henry "Hank" Meyer, Jr., the principal who was caught up in a firestorm of criticism after recent allegations of racism at Pleasant Grove High School in Elk Grove, will retire at the end of the school year. Community activists say they have been pushing for him to be fired. An anonymous letter from school staff says he was prematurely retired.
The California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS) on May 9, 2018 voted to consider divesting from companies that sell assault-style weapons. Treasurer John Chiang has urged it and CalPERS to put pressure on gun retailers.
Saying that UC outsourcing is suppressing wages for its workers, AFSCME seeks higher wage increases than UC system has offered. UC Davis nurse leader says 65 percent of CNA nurses showed up for their shifts Tuesday at the hospital.
Westboro Baptist Church sent three of its members to protest at Sacramento-area schools this week. The views of the Topeka, Kan.-based church are widely viewed as hateful. Their first stop for the delegation was Sacramento State, where the trio waved signs saying "Repent or Perish," "God hates proud sinners," and "Mourn for your sins" in protest of the university's PRIDE Center, which offers support and services for the school's LGBT-plus community.
Members of the Westboro Baptist Church plan to visit Sacramento State on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in protest of the university's PRIDE Center. The Topeka, Kan.-based church is recognized as a hate group by a number of organizations.
California voters favored tougher gun restrictions, including a national ban on assault weapons, and opposed a Trump administration proposal to arm teachers and other public school personnel, according to a new UC Berkeley IGS poll released on May 1, 2018.
Students at Heron Elementary noticed teacher Scott MacMillan trying to take explicit photos of girls at their school. Officials found multiple images of what appeared to be the chest and genital areas of girls taken without their knowledge. MacMillan was sentenced on Monday April 30, 2018 to 30 days in jail.