Education Headlines

  • Conejo schools proposal for one-time employee bonus fails

    A proposal to allocate surplus-property funds for a one-time 3 percent bonus for all employees of the Conejo Valley Unified School District failed to receive support from the district board’s majority.

  • Bonita Unified superintendent plans to retire at end of academic year

    School board members, parents, teachers, administrators and support staffers were “sadly surprised” Wednesday night when Bonita Unified School District Superintendent Gary Rapkin announced he’ll retire at the end of the 2014-15 academic year.

  • McKinleyville school board to refinance bond, saving nearly $17M

    At a special meeting Wednesday, the McKinleyville Union School District board of trustees approved a savings option to refinance its general obligation bond and shave off two years of repayment.

  • Cheerleading becomes official sport in Chico

    While there was no cheering when the vote was taken, there almost certainly will be cheering, and perhaps some stunts and tumbling, in the future because cheerleading has become an official sport in the Chico Unified School District.

  • Proceedings delayed for Twin Rivers trustee accused of felonies

    Attorneys agreed Wednesday to delay proceedings for Twin Rivers Unified trustee Cortez Quinn, who faces felony charges for allegedly falsifying his paternity test and accepting illegal gifts from a school district employee.

  • Ex school boss pleads to federal charge

    Former San Ysidro School District Superintendent Manuel Paul pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal charge related to allegations of a pay-to-play culture at South County schools.

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