(Calif.) Teaching candidates willing to commit to teaching science or math curriculum for four years would receive a state grant of $10,000 under a bill approved Wednesday by a key legislative committee.CONTINUE READING
(Calif.) Tax revenues in May came in almost exactly as predicted but state officials are waiting to see how things will look by the end of June, the second most important collection month.
(Conn.) Following the deaths of four children enrolled in early learning programs since last year, the Connecticut Commissioner of Early Childhood has authorization to spend more money to target substandard providers and to intervene.
(Ariz.) State schools chief Diane Douglas has sparked a new controversy over the newly revised science curriculum standards by taking a red pen to the word ‘evolution’ in a proposed edit of the documents.
(Calif.) The recent alarm over the potential spread of fake news has prompted two California lawmakers to call for media literacy education in schools, as evidence shows that many children and some adults are largely unable to distinguish between fact and fiction online.
(Calif.) With the state’s fiscal outlook as good as it has been perhaps in a decade, and now with Democrats holding a supermajority in both houses of the Legislature, some within the education community might have thought a conversation over the adequacy of school funding would finally happen.
(Calif.) The California State Board of Education struggled at their November meeting to find a just route in arbitrating a small school district’s request to waive–for a fourth time–professional certification requirements of an educational interpreter.
(N.M.) As schools across the country report increases in bullying and harassment based on immigration status, Santa Fe Public Schools has announced a Student Support Helpline where families can access resources.