Education Headlines

  • San Carlos superintendent likely to get $17,500 bonus

    The San Carlos School Board tonight is scheduled to formally grant Superintendent Craig Baker a $17,500 bonus. The board also is to consider giving Baker the 2 percent pay raise it approved for most district employees earlier this month, according to Chief Operating Officer Robert Porter.

  • Santa Clara school board censures trustee Chris Stampolis

    At a meeting packed with people calling for his immediate resignation, Santa Clara schools trustee Chris Stampolis was censured by his fellow board members for harassing the principal of his son’s middle school.

  • EdSource: Schools warned on legalities of anti-bullying

    Citing an “ever-increasing” number of complaints about the bullying of students with disabilities, the federal government issued a letter this week reminding schools of their legal responsibility to stop such bullying or risk violating federal anti-discrimination laws.

  • Monterey Peninsula USD academic gains modest for the past 7 years

    As part of his initial examination of the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District, new Superintendent PK Diffenbaugh put together charts illustrating student achievement for the past seven years.

  • Manhattan Beach science teacher Maggie Mabery celebrated as a California Teacher of the Year

    Maggie Mabery, a Manhattan Beach Middle School teacher widely lauded for a classroom style that engages her students in science, was honored Wednesday as California’s representative to the National Teacher of the Year competition.

  • Science in schools: Students learn from the best

    The Tuolumne County Office of Education is expanding its existing program called “TOPS” — Teaching Opportunities for Partners in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).

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