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The competition for the open seat on the Visalia Unified school board included one of its ousted Superintendents.
November 3, 2021
The idea, floated publicly while the Delta variant raged, is on the verge of being dropped as university officials consult with public health experts, a report says
October 28, 2021
Todd Oto, a former Visalia Unified Superintendent, is among the candidates vying to replace the recently-departed John Crabtree.
October 27, 2021
Pushback to Gov. Gavin Newsom's first-in-the-nation vaccine mandate for California's school children hit a fever pitch on Monday.
October 19, 2021
Fresno cannabis retailers are not allowed to be within 800 feet of a school. But, what happens when Fresno Unified’s signature alternative education campus will be built within 800 feet of a retailer?
October 17, 2021
A unanimous vote by Fresno Unified trustees honors the Fresno native Armenian newsman who later fostered a generation of Fresno State graduates as a professor.
October 13, 2021
Clovis teachers execute end-run around Calif. teachers union, file to launch “Clovis Teachers Organization”
A near-unanimous vote of the Clovis Unified Faculty Senate seeking to become the sole labor representative cuts off big union influence. Here's what will change.
October 12, 2021
One month after vanquishing the state's second recall, Gov. Gavin Newsom returned to the San Joaquin Valley for a bill signing aimed at heavy spending for early childhood education.
October 5, 2021
The second-longest serving member of Visalia Unified School District's board of trustees confirmed his plan to retire from the body in the near future.
September 19, 2021
"Unbelievably, more Californians are disconnected than any other state in the country," writes Asm. Devon Mathis (R–Visalia), arguing that broadband access is only increasing educational achievement gaps.
September 8, 2021