Education Headlines

  • Palm Springs school district opens first parent center

    The Palm Springs Unified School District had an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony last week to celebrate the opening of the district’s first parent center.

  • Santa Paula Unified buys third Palm Court home

    The Santa Paula Unified School District is slowly purchasing homes along a residential street next to the city’s only high school with an eye to eventually turn the properties into parking or additional classroom space.

  • San Juan Capistrano parents protest school starting before Labor Day

    Some parents in Orange County’s second-largest school district are protesting a change in when the school year starts – before Labor Day, a switch already taken by most Orange County campuses.

  • San Ysidro closes solar deal for schools

    School officials have finalized a deal to build a solar energy program and set aside a $12 million verdict won last year by EcoBusiness Alliance, which successfully sued the San Ysidro School District for breach-of-contract.

  • Sonora High School Superintendent McCoy resigns

    Sonora Union High School District Superintendent Mike McCoy submitted his resignation yesterday in a letter to the board. McCoy has been district superintendent since 2008. His resignation will be effective July 1.

  • Lucia Mar Unified teachers ratify contract with school district

    Members of the Lucia Mar Unified teachers union ratified a contract with the school district this week, officially ending the chance of a strike while also signaling substantial dissatisfaction with the district.

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