Education Headlines

  • Teacher negotiations headed to fact-finding

    Negotiations between the Stockton Unified School District and its teachers union are heading into fact-finding and could lead to a strike after mediation efforts failed to resolve a long-standing impasse, district and Stockton Teachers Association officials say.

  • San Luis Coastal, union reach tentative deal; Lucia Mar teachers at impasse

    The San Luis Coastal Teachers Association has reached a tentative agreement on a three-year contract with the San Luis Coastal Unified School District, which if ratified would avert a potential strike and give teachers a 4 percent raise.

  • Tam Union school superintendent: ‘Never received any pay’ from search firm

    The departing Tamalpais Union High School superintendent said she “never signed a contract, did any work or received any pay” from the national search firm that recruited her for her new job, though her resume remained on the firm’s website as recently as last week.

  • Rift escalates between Los Angeles teachers, district

    Teachers in the nation’s second-largest school district are in an escalating rift with Los Angeles Unified officials over higher wages, smaller class sizes and evaluations as contract negotiations have stalled after more than six months of bargaining.

  • Employee sues LAUSD superintendent third time alleging sexual harassment

    A Los Angeles Unified School District employee filed suit Wednesday accusing Superintendent Ramon Cortines of sexual harassment and retaliation, and alleging officials failed to intervene when told of the situation.

  • After recession cuts, LAUSD reconnects with community art groups

    Los Angeles Unified’s arts education leaders took steps to renew long-dormant community partnerships with arts organizations Wednesday, part of an effort to revitalize arts education in the nation’s second largest school district.

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