A new California state law will put an end to "shaming" students for unpaid school lunch fees. Capital Public Radio's Steve Milne reports as part of our series on new California laws taking effect in 2018.
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Students in California shouldn't have to go hungry if their parents haven't paid their school lunch bills. That's the idea behind a proposal in the state Legislature by Van Nuys Democratic state Senator Bob Hertzberg. Capital Public Radio's Daniel Potter reports.
The College of Education and Integrative Studies at Cal Poly Pomona has received a $1.1 million grant to help alleviate a shortage of special education teachers in our region. KVCR's Rick Dulock recently spoke with Assistant Professor Heather Wizikowski about the teacher shortage and plans for the grant.
Some Native American parents are urging California school teachers to stop assigning the mission project. That's where kids in the fourth grade build replicas of historic Spanish mission. Capital Public Radio's Steve Milne reports.
When it comes to high school graduation, California is narrowing the achievement gap for Latino and African-American students, and for English language learners. Capital Public Radio's Julia Mitric reports on the latest data from the state.