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Spotlight: K–12

School lunches missing the mark for nutrition standards

State reviews of school lunches found that hundreds of districts have fed children fattening, salty and nutritionally deficient meals and face...
Spotlight: K–12

Oakland school accused of abuse is overbilling taxpayers, records show

St. Andrew Missionary Baptist Church, where some former students have accused a teacher of physical abuse, has inflated its enrollment and gained...
Spotlight: K–12

Thousands of students attending schools with unresolved safety issues

Despite California’s strict seismic safety regulations, the construction process at two school districts illustrates how mismanagement, disregard for...
April 30, 2013

Bill seeks to limit school police in discipline matters

As the national debate grows louder over deploying police in schools, the largest state in the...
February 19, 2013

In one Calif. school district, teachers help teachers get better

LONG BEACH – Jandella Faulkner crouches beside a table of busy third-graders in Jennifer...
January 16, 2013

'Parent trigger' strikes again in California

LOS ANGELES – The first time Amabilia Villeda tried to fix her children’s school, she...
January 15, 2013

School discipline reform groups question plans for armed security

As the White House considers proposals to allocate federal money for armed guards in schools,...
January 3, 2013

LA school police still ticketing thousands of young students

Even as Los Angeles authorities continue efforts to reform school-discipline standards, fresh data...
December 21, 2012

Oakland school district mishandled federal money, state finds

The Oakland Unified School District failed to follow federal regulations in doling out taxpayer...
K–12 headlines from the Daily Report archive.

State considers shorter service for under-prepared teachers

New environmental curriculum corrects plastic bag information

Students support, but don't always eat, new school lunches

In search of quality teachers, charter network trains its own

School official targeted special education program to cut costs

Disparities persist for children's well-being, study says

Imperial County earthquakes highlight unresolved school risks

Oakland schools seek kitchen upgrades with ballot measure

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