California: The “After School Satan Club” Will Be Allowed At An Elementary School
A California elementary school will include a “Satan Club” into the curriculum.
A California Jury Awarded $1 Million To A Student Who Was Bullied In Middle School Because Her School Did Not Provide Enough Protection
A California jury decided last week that a school district should pay a student $1 million in damages after finding that the system should have protected the teenager from bullies when she was enrolled in middle school but did not.
California: Due To The High Cost Of Living, One School District Is Requesting Permission To Have Teachers Move In With Students’ Families
Home affordability in the Golden State has fallen to a 15-year low as home prices and rents soar. Milpitas, a city at the southernmost point of the San Francisco Bay, has become so expensive to live in that many teachers can no longer afford to live there.
California Intends To Increase The Number Of Bilingual Teachers In Asian Languages
California school districts struggle to find bilingual instructors in all languages, including Spanish, but the scarcity is much more acute for teachers who are proficient in Asian languages.
California: School Start Hours To Be Delayed Under New Legislation
Students in California’s middle and high schools will be allowed to get a few more hours of sleep starting in the 2022–23 school year thanks to a new state legislation.
California: Schools Would No Longer Be Required To Report Some Student Behavior To The Police Under The State’s New Bill
New legislation introduced by Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) would eliminate provisions in California’s K-12 education code requiring schools to report misbehavior to local police.
$750 Gift Card To Assist With Classroom Supplies, Teacher Surprised
The school and Walmart partnered together to offer Ms. Nannini a $750 gift card, and her kids received sweets as a thank-you present.
Senate Education Committee Approves Bill to Reduce Class Size
Incentivizing local education agencies to drop the student-to-teacher ratio to 20:1 in kindergarten through third grade classes would enable pupils to get more essential personalized attention and interaction with instructors.
In California, Architecture Firm NBBJ Designs A Net-Zero School For Neurodiverse Children
Neurodiverse pupils in Encino, California, will benefit from a net-zero school designed by the US architectural firm NBBJ.
California’s Kindergarten Programs May Change If Two New Proposals Become Mandated
Susan Rubio, a state senator from Baldwin Park, has sponsored legislation to make kindergarten obligatory, while Assemblymember Kevin McCarty, from Sacramento, has introduced legislation requiring school districts to provide full-day kindergarten. These two pieces of legislation, even though they’ve been proposed previously, will significantly change and broaden the kindergarten experience.