Education Headlines

  • East Whittier City School District to pay $275,000 to teacher to settle privacy lawsuit

    East Whittier City School District has agreed to pay a Granada Middle School teacher, who is on unpaid leave, $275,000 to settle a lawsuit he brought against the district, accusing it of invading his privacy by accessing personal accounts on his school computer.

  • Monterey Peninsula USD teachers to get salary increase

    In an effort to make teacher salaries more competitive with neighboring districts, officials with the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District have reached an agreement with its teachers that would give them a 10 percent pay increase over three years.

  • Desert Sands Unified teachers to limit workload

    An ongoing contract dispute has Desert Sands Unified School District teachers temporarily limiting their workloads to the bare minimum that’s required in their original agreements.

  • Ex-administrator says she only double-dipped for 14 months

    Sweetwater schools and former administrator Dianne Russo have appealed the state pension system’s ruling that Russo wrongly accepted a full-time salary and state pension at the same time for two and a half years.

  • Trustees seek more efficient meetings

    Sweetwater Union High School District trustees will consider three options Monday designed to help them streamline school board meetings.

  • Common Core fact check: A primer on myths and reality

    In the political uproar over Common Core, various myths are peddled as fact. Here’s a quick primer on Common Core, followed by a look at the facts behind the rhetoric of some Republican presidential hopefuls:

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