Members of the first-ever graduating class in a doctoral physical therapy program at California State University, Sacramento, have been readying themselves for the growing job field, while also serving as guinea pigs for the new doctoral curriculum.
California State University, Sacramento, and Sierra College have agreed to collaborate with developers of Placer Ranch, a 2,200-acre site north of Roseville, to expand higher-education offerings to south Placer County.
The family of a former San Juan Unified student has sued the school district and its top officials alleging that repeated bullying and harassment over several years culminated in a sexual assault on their special-needs son in the boys locker room at Rio Americano High School.
The Sacramento City Unified School District and the Sacramento City Teachers Association, split over unilateral changes to 2015 health insurance options, will not mediate next week as the California Public Employment Relations Board had proposed.
Folsom Cordova’s schools chief called Thursday for her district to track bullying victims as they move to different schools and intervene earlier when students are taunted by peers after a 12-year-old student committed suicide last week.
U.S. Attorney Benjamin Wagner said Thursday that the University of California will pay nearly $500,000 to resolve allegations that its Davis campus submitted false and misleading statements to obtain federal grants.
A former San Juan School District recreational aide was arrested Tuesday evening and is facing felony charges for possession of child pornography, Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department officials said.
More California kindergartners are getting their vaccinations before starting school, curbing a decade-long trend of falling immunization rates, new state figures show. The shift comes as California experiences one of its worst whooping cough outbreaks in generations. Health experts said several prior years of lax immunization primed the state for such an outbreak.
Schoolyard taunts, teasing and bullying dogged 12-year-old Ronin Shimizu for years, a family friend said Tuesday, leading the Folsom boy’s parents to shuttle him from campus to campus across town, finally resorting to home schooling in a vain attempt to outrun the attacks.
Twin Rivers Unified school board members late Monday picked an executive at a Rio Linda-based charter school network to fill the Area 5 seat vacated by Cortez Quinn, who pleaded no contest to a felony in October.
Former Twin Rivers Unified School District Trustee Cortez Quinn was sentenced to eight months in county jail and five months of formal probation Monday for conspiring to obstruct justice in a paternity case, as well as for illegally taking gifts and loans from a school district employee.
The California Public Employment Relations Board on Monday forced the Sacramento City Unified School District into mediation with teachers over allegations that the district unilaterally changed health care providers in violation of a labor contract.
Folsom Cordova Unified School District Superintendent Deborah Bettencourt expressed the district’s “shock and sadness” at the suicide of student Ronin Shimizu and pointed to district efforts to stop bullying in a letter released Saturday.