Education Headlines

  • Salinas teachers unions oppose Navigator charter

    Unions representing Monterey area teachers and classified employees have made it clear: they do not want a charter school operator to come to town.

  • EdSource: New schools chief lauds Oakland as “full of opportunity”

    The Oakland Unified School District has begun the school year with a new superintendent, Antwan Wilson, at the helm. The 46,000-student district is the 14th-largest in the state. Unlike the district’s former superintendents in recent years, he comes to Oakland without any prior experience in California public education.

  • County approves LA schools controversial budget

    The Los Angeles County Office of Education approved L.A. Unified’s $7.3 billion budget this week after county officials raised concerns the district may be misrepresenting its financial figures.

  • District cuts ties with land consultant

    The Sweetwater Union High School District board of trustees recently entered into an agreement that would provide its troublesome real estate deals with some financial relief.

  • Grossmont school board reaffirms dislike of Alpine unification

    Saying they are “appalled” at the San Diego County Office of Education, which last month unanimously approved the legal parameters the Alpine Union School District will need to add a high school and become unified, the Grossmont Union High School District Board at its meeting on Thursday voted to adopt a resolution reaffirming its opposition to unification.

  • Former Santa Clara Unifed official charged with felony conflict of interest

    A former assistant superintendent with the Santa Clara Unified School District faces felony conflict of interest charges, officials said, after he approved contracts and checks that paid him thousands in public money.

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