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K-12 EDUCATION

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Education’s delay of rules meant to protect student loan borrowers from predatory practices was “arbitrary and capricious,” granting a...

In a role reversal, the candidates vying to become California’s next schools' superintendent disagree about a bill that would require later instruction start times for middle and high school students.

The state gives migrant farmworker families a new exemption from the 50-mile rule, which had required them to move during the school year to keep their housing.

California's Legislature is downsizing a plan to require ethnic studies for high school graduation—and not for the reason you might think.

California schools may need to use over half of all their new money to cover growing pension obligations—prompting some districts to predict deficits and many to begin cutting programs, reducing…

Advocates for struggling students say measuring progress over time is key to closing the achievement gap.

A bill advancing in California's Legislature would allow students to transfer to a school outside their own district, but only if they are foster children, migrants, previously or currently homeless,…

The nation’s second-largest school system has enjoyed a major infusion of funding since the bone-deep cuts it endured during the recession. But in coming years, school officials project growth in…

Charter school supporters may be an effective counterbalance to the prevailing influence public-employee unions have long exerted on Democratic politics in California. But the billions in campaign donations by pro-charter…

California’s poor students performed worse on a national exam than needy kids from all but one other state, according to results released this week by the National Center for Education…

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