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Charter schools, abundant in California, could be a Supreme Court target
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Jun 29, 3:04 PM: Experts disagree on whether the Court will take aim at charter schools.
Charter School Focused On Construction Field Going Up In Sacramento
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Jun 8, 10:12 AM: The soon-to-be charter school wants to expose students to higher education, but if college isn’t an interest, you can explore jobs within the construction trade.
California Education Officials Call for More Investment in Community Schools
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Jun 7, 8:48 AM: State and education officials called on Monday for more investment in so-called community schools, which are intended to offer more resources for students and their families than traditional schools.
VCs, Tech Firms Want to Raise $1 Million for Bay Area Cyber Education
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Jun 6, 9:04 AM:

Facing a shortage of digital defense personnel, a consortium is offering to pay one year of studies for would-be cyber pros in the San Francisco area.

These CA charter schools just unionized with the Industrial Workers of the World
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Jun 2, 8:40 AM: When teachers and staff at Caliber Public Schools raised concerns about staff retention and about the schools not living up to their advertised core values, they were ignored. So they unionized.
As SCUSD teacher strike continues, concern grows for students with individualized education programs
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Mar 31, 8:59 AM: As Sacramento City Unified teachers, staff and union organizers continue to strike, concern from parents whose students need extra help in the classroom is growing.
Oakland Unified to lease additional space to area charter schools
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Mar 31, 8:46 AM: The new charter school agreements come just one month after Oakland announced the closure of seven public schools in the next year. Critics say accommodating new charter students could strain schools already planning to welcome >
Nearly half of LAUSD students have been chronically absent this year, data show
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Mar 31, 8:19 AM: Nearly half of Los Angeles Unified students — more than 200,000 children — have been chronically absent this school year, meaning they have missed at least 9% of the academic year, according to data provided to The Times by the >
Column: This teachers’ strike is not just about money. It’s about respect for public education
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Mar 30, 8:42 AM: From school closure protests in Oakland to Sacramento’s all-in strike, those who work in our schools are telling us they cannot do this job under the conditions we are imposing.
Fixing the L.A Public School System: A Top Priority for Voters in November Mayoral Race, Poll Finds
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Mar 29, 9:59 AM: More than half of Los Angeles voters believe the quality of education in the Los Angeles Unified School District is worse than it was before the pandemic, according to a new poll.
Will there be enough teachers for California’s ambitious plans for its youngest students?
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Mar 29, 9:20 AM: California needs tens of thousands of teachers and assistants to expand public school to all 4-year-olds. Private and nonprofit preschools worry they’ll lose their staff.
Opinion: Memo to LAUSD’s new chief: Focus on results for students, families
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Mar 29, 6:25 AM: Alberto Carvalho, the new Los Angeles schools chief, will soon announce bold reforms to lift children and families. Hopes run high as schools return to a taste of pre-pandemic normalcy after two years of shuttered classrooms and >
Column: Big urban school districts can improve, but it’s complicated and messy
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Mar 28, 9:05 AM: Why did Los Angeles get better? Scholars say it’s because factions cooperated, sort of.
As Monday looms, no resolution in Sacramento teacher strike
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Mar 28, 8:46 AM: Sacramento City Unified School District officials continued twin talks with bargainers from the teachers and classified staff unions Sunday as negotiations on a new labor pact ground through the weekend.
EDITORIAL: SF schools embrace lower standards, increase racial achievement gap
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Mar 28, 8:40 AM: Lowering high standards doesn’t boost student achievement. That sounds like common sense unless you’re a member of the woke education bureaucracy.
Striking Sacramento teachers union slams district for rejecting invite from state superintendent
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Mar 28, 8:32 AM: A day after Sacramento City Unified superintendent rejected State Superintendent Tony Thurmond’s offer to bring district and union officials together to resume negotiations, union leaders sent a scathing email criticizing district >
Opinion: All California Families Deserve School Choice for Their Children
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Mar 28, 5:25 AM: I’ve heard firsthand how parents think schools should be run to better help their children. But schools aren’t listening.
Parents bring children to work since strike sparks Sacramento school closures
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Mar 25, 7:26 AM: Parents bring children to work since strike sparks Sacramento school closures.
'I feel sad' | The consequences of school closures
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Mar 24, 7:17 AM: Sacramento City Unified School District closed all schools on Wednesday due to a districtwide teacher's strike. The school district serves more than 40,000 students on 75 campuses. When schools close, everyone is impacted. The >
Families juggle having children at home during teachers strike. Organizations step in to help
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Mar 24, 7:13 AM: "We are pulling together a family resource center staff and whether we can offer a couple of hours of homework assistance or just a safe place where kids can come and recreate for a few hours," said Rachel Rios, the executive >

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