SONOMA COUNTY (CBS SF) – Teachers in three west Sonoma County high schools are striking Wednesday morning after contract negotiations failed Tuesday. The West Sonoma County Teachers Association is asking for a 12 percent pay raise over three years, but the West Sonoma County Union High School District wants the raises tied to the passage of a parcel tax to finance the pay hikes during the last two years of a three-year contract, according to the teachers’ association. The school district includes Analy, El Molino and Laguna high schools with 1,861 students, 110 teachers, counselors, nurses, school psychologists and speech language therapists. Students from Forestville, Sebastopol, Cazadero, Guerneville, Occidental and Monte Rio attend the schools. “We are bitterly disappointed this district’s management and school board have their priorities so off track they can’t come to an agreement that will provide the best resources for our students,” the … [Read more...] about West Sonoma County High School Teachers Go On Strike
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A new ranking of the state's best public high schools has been released, and puts Council Rock North as the number one public high school in Bucks County. In total, 13 Bucks County public high schools were ranked by Niche. Three others received a scorecard, but were not included on the rankings. The schools were given a letter grade in the following categories: academics; teachers; diversity; college prep; clubs & activities; and health & safety. Council Rock North got an A or an A+ in every category except for diversity, for which it got a C+. To arrive at the rankings, Niche said it looked at data from the U.S. Department of Education as well as test scores, college data and ratings collected from Niche users. (You can read more about the rankings and the methodology here.) Here's how Bucks County high schools stacked up: Council Rock High School - North (17th in PA) Overall grade: A+ Central Bucks High School - South (18th in PA) Overall grade: A+ Central Bucks High School … [Read more...] about See How Bucks Co. High Schools Rank For Academics, Teachers, Etc.
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – High schools in California will need to push the first bell back to 8:30 a.m. starting in the 2022-2023 school year so teenagers can get more sleep. Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 328 on Sunday, requiring high schools to start no earlier than 8:30 a.m. and middle schools to start no earlier than 8 am. Rural counties will be exempt from specified start times. Currently, more than three-quarters of middle and high schools in California start before 8:30 am. Before 7:30 a.m., 3.5% of schools 7:30 to 7:59 a.m., 27.7% of schools 8:00 to 8:29 a.m., 47.6% of schools 8:30 a.m. or later, 21.2% of schools Questions were raised about the cost. Bill Analysis showed tens of millions of dollars statewide would need to come from the Proposition 98 General Fund. That money will go to districts to make changes to school transportation routes, and hire additional bus drivers. School districts will need an additional amount, projected in the low millions, to add … [Read more...] about Governor Newsom Agrees California Middle And High Schools Need Later Start Times
MEDFIELD, MA — Congratulations to the following students for making the Medfield High School honor roll for term one:Grade 12 High honors: Achuck, EdwardAriel, CaitlinArmany, RabiBarney, PaulBorkan, MichaelBrunelli, DylanCallahan, CatherineCostello, MeganDeMarzo, ThomasDiliberto, JillianFarmer, NicolinaGustafson, SophiaKohler, EllaLangton, TroyLapham, KatharineLawless, KieraLe, HannahLeger, LucaMcCordic, JackMcCormick, LillianMcDonald, JohnNightingale, MegO'Donnell, JanePoulopoulos, KaterinaSalisbury, BruceShusterman, EthanStanton, BrennaYoung, ColeZehme, DavinZhang, CongyueZhou, EverestHonors:Abely, NicoleAdams, ConnorAdams, MeredithAhmadi, PariAlford, NatalieAnderson, KristinAnderson, PatrickAndre, JaydenAngelus, LukeApazidis, MariannaAyer, CampbellBaacke, DrewBarrett, KathrynBarrett, MatthewBrooslin, GenevieveBrown, AlexanderCahill, JohnCall, PhillipCarlson, BenjaminChristo, CarinaClifford, LauraColabella, Mary GraceCole, SpencerColetti, MarinaColleran, MadisonCondon, … [Read more...] about Medfield High School Honor Roll Term 1
ARDMORE, PA – Lower Merion High School was ranked as the number two public high school in Montgomery County and the number eight high school in state, according to a new analysis by data experts at Niche.com. The Lower Merion School District was recently named the state's fourth best school district by Niche.com. Nearby, Conestoga, Radnor, Harriton, and Great Valley high schools were ranked No. 1, No. 3, No. 4, and No. 15, respectively. To arrive at the rankings, the schools were given a letter grade in the following categories: academics; teachers; diversity; college prep; clubs & activities; and health & safety. Click here to see full list of the top 100 public high schools in Pennsylvania. Niche said the grades were created after analyzing data from the U.S. Department of Education as well as test scores, college data, and ratings collected from Niche users. (You can read more about the rankings and the methodology here.) Click here to see the "report cards" for all … [Read more...] about Lower Merion High School Is PA’s 8th Best In New Ranking