The high school library in this tiny town about an hour south of Lassen Volcanic National Park was in terrible shape. Students hadn’t been allowed to check out books in a decade. Now the library is overflowing with books sent from around the world thanks to a blogging campaign by a school volunteer.
Tess Dubois-Carey, president of the Sacramento campus of Universal Technical Institute, may not be able to assemble a car transmission from a pile of parts, but she has brought a new vibe to the automotive technician-training school since taking the top post in September.
University of California regents voted Thursday to limit top administrators to two outside paid jobs and add another layer of approval to ensure that moonlighting doesn’t pose a conflict of interest or a “reputational risk” to the university system.
As Linda P.B. Katehi’s hold on her job as chancellor of UC Davis began to unravel in March and April, her staff alternately conceived talking points to lead her out of the controversy and blamed its own failings in helping to create the crisis, newly released documents show.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson is hosting a Fresno fundraiser July 28 to raise money to help pass Proposition 51, the $9 billion school bond on the November ballot. School trustees get in free.
Long Beach Community College District head Eloy Ortiz Oakley will take over as chancellor for California’s 2.1 million-student community college system in December, its governing board announced Monday. He is best known as one of the architects of the Long Beach College Promise, which provides a free year of tuition and was a model for a similar national program proposed by President Barack Obama.
The new document is a road map for teachers that brings the most up-to-date educational strategies and historical research into K-12 classrooms while also reflecting the tens of thousands of public comments that have been submitted over the past 18 months.
University of California regents this week will consider new restrictions on when top administrators can accept outside work after months of controversy about lucrative board positions UC Davis Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi had with a textbook publisher and for-profit university.
A former Inderkum High School teacher arrested last fall on suspicion of having sex with students entered not guilty pleas Thursday in Sacramento Superior Court ahead of a scheduled August preliminary hearing on the allegations.
For more than a decade, the Summer Math and Science Honors Academy has recruited low-income and minority high school students to participate in a five-week program of science and technology classes at some of the state’s top colleges.
Hundreds of people attended a celebration of life service for Michael Tako Takayama at Adventure Christian Church in Roseville on July 2, 2016. Takayama, who was the girls basketball coach for Del Oro High School led the team to over 600 victories. He died from a heart attack at age 56. Hundreds of people, including basketball team members of several high schools, attended the service.