Education Headlines

  • Bassett Unified gives $2 million in raises, increases minimum wage to $13

    Bassett Unified School District has raised its minimum wage for its employees to $13 an hour and gave 5 to 7 percent raises to its unions this week.

  • New superintendent: ‘Great things happening’ in Rialto Unified

    Let’s start with the new Rialto Unified superintendent’s name. Cuauhtémoc Avila is named after Cuauhtémoc, the last Aztec emperor, who died in 1525. Avila, 47, is the Los Angeles County Office of Education’s assistant superintendent for educational services. He was appointed by unanimous vote of the Rialto Unified school board late Wednesday.

  • Folsom teachers, district reach tentative pact

    Teachers in the Folsom Cordova School District will receive a raise and more district contribution toward health care premiums as part of a tentative labor agreement reached this week.

  • 2 school administrators placed on leave

    Two administrators in the educational services department of the San Ysidro School District have been placed on paid leave pending an investigation into why the results of an audit of federal funds were not handed over to district officials.

  • Fremont school looks to appeal county decision to reject charter renewal

    In a last-ditch effort to keep Families of Alameda for Multi-Cultural/Multi-Lingual Education Charter School in business, school executives on Friday said they are not making plans to shut down the school yet and are mulling all possible legal options.

  • Hayward school district creates parent-friendly hub

    Taking a cue from the one-stop-shopping business model, the school district is pulling together various parent services into one centralized hub.

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