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How Do FUSD Black Students Spell School Success? R-E-A-D-I-N-G

Branya Robinson, a soon-to-be fourth-grader at Storey Elementary, has been reading a history book that highlights the accomplishments of African American women. Most people know Josephine Baker as a wildly popular American dancer in Parisian nightclubs in the 1930s. Branya says there's more to Ms. Baker's life story: "I learned...

FUSD Superintendent: ‘a Time to Acknowledge That Pain and Hurt’

Fresno Unified Superintendent Bob Nelson said Tuesday that he joins with the rest of the community in mourning the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police, a death that has sparked protests both peaceful and violent across the country. Nelson said Floyd's killing has caused pain and...

Fresno Unified Graduations Move From Stage to TV Screens

Fresno Unified's Class of 2020 graduates won't get to cross a stage to collect their diplomas, but district and school officials will make sure that their graduation is memorable — even though it will be virtual. Meanwhile, summer school is expanding to include all students who want to keep learning...