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Under New Law, School Nurses Aim to Stop Rise in Vaccination Opt-Outs

In her 33 years as a school nurse, Robyn Ettl has listened, sometimes quietly, sometimes not, to parents in rural…


One Superintendent's Spending Priority for New State Funds: Social Workers

One of the first school districts to finish a draft of the spending and accountability plan required by the state’s new…


Community Schools Gaining Traction Under State's New Funding Formula

Efforts to create full-service community schools that focus on serving the “whole child” with a wide array of services…


Report: 1 Million California Students Truant in 2012/13

California is facing an “attendance crisis” in which an estimated 1 million students were declared truant last year,…


Free Lunch Sign Ups Crucial for Accurate Count of Low-Income Students

Let the counting begin. With millions of dollars available under the new finance formula for schools with large numbers…


Advocates: Start Spending New Money Now on High Needs Students

Two dozen organizations advocating for disadvantaged students wrote county and school district superintendents and…