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(By Chris Sharp) I have always been surprised about how quickly our public schools update their academic programs.  Just when everyone was getting used to “No Child Left Behind”&nb(more..)


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Last Friday the Newhall School District filed a lawsuit to maintain the link between charter schools and the local school districts in which they operate.  The district is challenging the acti(more..)


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Meadows and Valencia Valley Elementary Schools have been recognized by the State of California as California Distinguished Schools.  Tom Torlakson, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, (more..)


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The State’s Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) and accompanying Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) represent a monumental change in how funding arrives at school districts and how it (more..)


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California Business for Education Excellence (CBEE) recently announced its 2013 Honor Roll, an annual list of California’s highest performing public schools. The 2013 Honor Roll includes publ(more..)


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On Thursday, February 27th, the Newhall School District will host its biennial Parent Summit and Volunteer Recognition evening.  Administrators, teachers, and school board members w(more..)


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(sacbee.com) California needs as much as $12 billion in additional school-building money and a(more..)


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In December the Henry Mayo Newhall Foundation provided the Newhall School District with a challenge – raise $10,000 from parents and supporters who want to help the district purchase musical (more..)


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(sacbee.com) As California begins to see budget surpluses in the wake of a 2012 statewide tax increase, state schools chief <(more..)