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Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing giving California school districts an additional $1 billion to implement new, more rigorous academic standards and $240 million more for his sweeping school funding overhaul.
CSU San Marcos helped the California State University system create its first brochure in one of the state's indigenous languages.
Some Cal State San Marcos students staged a sit-in Thursday, saying the university's response to insensitive sorority photos was inadequate.
San Diego Unified's website section called the "Education Issue Action Center" may violate state education laws that prohibit political activity on the part of on-duty schools staff.
San Diego County students get to see what taking a test without pencil and paper will be like.
A study examines San Diego Unified's new graduation requirements.
Kennedy's 1963 visit was more than pomp and circumstance -- it helped shaped the SDSU of today.
Chula Vista-based United States University pays settlement in federal financial aid fraud case.
Computer science graduate students at UCSD are bringing the basics of computer programing to elementary schoolers.
California Community Colleges unveil online accountability reports for campuses in the system.
High school graduation rates are up for a second year in a row in California and San Diego County.
San Diego Unified had one of the highest concentrations of schools with low suspension rates according to a new report.
Cindy Marten, San Diego Unified's next superintendent begins training for her new role this week.
California Senator Barbara Boxer promoted school safety legislation in Barrio Logan on Thursday.
San Diego Unified School District was named today as one of four finalists for the 2013 Broad Prize for Urban Education, which could lead to a $550,000 award.
Leaders of the Nubia Leadership Academy have voted to close the school at the end of the year, just one year after its charter was renewed provisionally by the San Diego Unified Board of Education.
California community colleges hit a 20-year enrollment low thanks to state funding cuts.
A student-led venture capital fund at UC San Diego's Rady School of Management teaches students the ins and outs of start-ups.
San Diego Unified School District is piloting classes for students who have spent years in U.S. schools without mastering English.
Case studies document academic gains in high schools where learning is linked to careers.
Efforts to reduce childhood obesity in Chula Vista schools appear to be paying off.
San Diego students celebrated Albert Einstein's birthday by exploring the connection between science and business.
The San Diego Unified School District Board of Education tonight unanimously approved the four-year contract of Cindy Marten to become superintendent.
Smaller schools were supposed to solve Crawford High School's academic and enrollment problems. Now, being a traditional high school is supposed to do the same.
Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District is adding short-term, high-demand classes to their offerings midterm.
San Diego Unified parents are joining San Diego Unified's incoming superintendent, Cindy Marten, to announce a new partnership.
The principal of Central Elementary School will succeed San Diego Unified Superintendent Bill Kowba, the San Diego Unified School District announced Wednesday.
One student's road to a college degree just got a little easier.
Gov. Jerry Brown has released the details of his plan to overhaul school funding.
The Escondido-based National Center for Law & Policy has filed suit against the Encinitas school district, claiming the district's yoga classes are religious.
San Diego Unified trustees will hear details of the district's budget planning at their Tuesday night meeting.
The fourth annual national conference for educators serving homosexual and queer youth was held in San Diego.
Seventh- and eighth-grade English teacher Ned Carter Walker was arrested Monday on charges of possessing multiple weapons on a San Diego Unified campus.
An ex-Los Angeles police officer who authorities say went on a killing spree to punish those he blamed for his firing killed three people and set off a manhunt.
Training their own teachers to lead unconventional classes led High Tech High charter schools to create its own unconventional graduate school.
Parents at an Encinitas school were alarmed to learn there are more than a dozen cell towers near to their kids’ classrooms.
Alpine Union Elementary School district will start its first bilingual program next fall.
The ACLU says the number of students not receiving English language instruction in California schools is unacceptable.
The San Diego Unified School District board began its annual budget process today with a 4-0 vote to avoid employee layoffs when offsetting a nearly $90 million deficit projected for the 2013-14 academic year, based on figures from Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed state budget.
Two weeks after agreeing to review school site safety, the San Diego Unified Board of Education will consider another plan to prevent tragedies like the school shooting in Newtown, Conn.
The San Diego Unified School District Board of Education will consider a resolution tomorrow opposing the proposed restart of a reactor at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station until its operator undergoes a rigorous license amendment process.
San Diego education leaders reacted positively to Governor Jerry Brown's proposed changes to school and higher education funding.
California will start phasing out multiple-choice, bubble-in tests next year.
Confucius Institute at San Diego State University has earned international recognition.
School board meetings, crowded with parents supporting and opposing an in-school yoga program, haven't changed the Encinitas district's plans.
San Diego County law enforcement will be conducting DUI checkpoints Friday through New Year's Day.
Apartments and condominiums in California will have to have carbon monoxide monitors in the new year.
KPBS takes a look at the top health and education stories with KPBS reporters Kenny Goldberg and Kyla Calvert.
Home prices were up for a ninth straight month in San Diego this October.
California's application for a waiver from No Child Left Behind is facing rejection.