'You have to prove yourself': Sam Kinsey III gets a scholarship from the Grant High Alumni Association
The Grant Union Alumni Association has raised nearly $1 million to fund modest scholarships for graduates, money that can allow students to come home for the holidays or put sheets on their dorm beds, say fundraisers.
Rocklin kindergarten teacher Kaelin Swaney, who was criticized after she read a book about a transgender child during story time in June, was named teacher of the year Monday by the California Charter Schools Association.
Students in Sacramento at McClatchy High protest in the March 14 national school walkout. The 17 minute demonstration for better gun control and safer schools took place in over 2500 schools across America.