Central Unified Fires Superintendent Sutton

Amid an angry group of parents, the Central Unified school board voted 4-3 to dismiss Superintendent Mark Sutton at its meeting Tuesday (Feb. 27) night. It is a case of déjà vu for Sutton. Prior to taking ov...

California Schools That Need Help Aren’t Getting It: Walters

In his Jan. 21 CALmatters column, Dan Walters zeroes in on a troubling statistic uncovered via the dogged effort of his colleague Jessica Calefati, who covers education. Writing about the state's stumbling attempts to close the achievement and educational a...