Even as students attending traditional public schools are moving in droves to public charter schools, some education leaders are not convinced this is the wave of the future.
Since 2011, three public charter schools have opened for business in Manteca and Lathrop.
Three Manteca Unified high schools - East Union, Sierra, and Weston Ranch - were among 226 schools statewide that the California Department of Education said violated rules against students using their cell phones during standardized tests and then posting images on various social media.
LATHROP – It took years, but Lathrop High School is now officially an accredited institution of secondary education.
LATHROP - For Juliana Ballesteros and Chase Hayes, the first day of school was like starting all over.
LATHROP – The two-hour dedication ceremony Wednesday evening was just a blip in time. But in a historical perspective, the official opening of the River Islands Technology Academy was a giant leap for the City of Lathrop, the River Islands at Lathrop development, and for Banta Elementary School District.
Freshmen orientation at Manteca High may have had its fair share of doers.
Freshmen orientation at Manteca High is scheduled Monday from 8:30 to noon at Winter Gymnasium.
Bullying prevention is the focus of the new Manteca Unified school board policy for the coming school year. It reflects the added categories as amended by Assembly Bill 9.
What constitutes a hardship that would be an acceptable reason for an elected trustee to skip a Manteca Unified Board of Education meeting?
LATHROP – The newest school in Lathrop, and the newest campus for the Banta Elementary School District in rural Tracy, is marking a historic milestone.
Manteca Unified Board of Trustee Deborah Romero says some aspects of the school district's dress code regulations may be a little "overboard" and would like to see changes implemented in the rules.
Negotiations are under way for the Manteca Unified School District to get rid of two annex sites – the 9-acre Union Ranch on North Union Road, and the 8-acre Woodward Annex south of the Highway 120 Bypass.
When it comes to high school athletic transportation fees, these are the hard facts.
Great Valley Academy in Manteca will welcome 615 students when it opens its classrooms on Aug. 19, the first day of school for the 2013-14 school year.
Cursive writing – researchers contend - stimulates the brain.
Nearly a thousand students at Woodward Elementary School learned important lessons on Friday about heroes – what it means to be a hero, who are the heroes in their everyday life, and what it takes to be one.
Be.tech, Manteca Unified's vocational charter school, will hold an open house Jan. 30 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The event is in conjunction with the national observance of School Choice Week 2014.
Music is a universal language.