Education Headlines

  • BCSD commits to $110M bond measure

    Bakersfield City School District trustees unanimously approved placing a $110 million bond measure on the November ballot, the fourth largest measure to be put before Kern County voters so far this year.

  • Alisal USD board OKs bond for Nov. 8 ballot

    Citing an urgent need to fix two aged schools and build a new one, the Alisal Union School District Board of Trustees voted, 4-0, Tuesday to place a $70 million bond on the Nov. 8 ballot.

  • Salinas UHSD teacher contract talks at impasse

    With one week to go before the first day of school, teacher contract negotiators in the Salinas Union High School District are hoping to break through an impasse to set things on track.

  • Survey: Kids say schools are getting safer, but bullying more common

    Fewer students are using drugs and alcohol, but more feel harassed and bullied, a new health survey found.

  • As California Supreme Court mulls Vergara appeal, a case on teacher evaluations will be heard this week

    As the California Supreme Court considers whether to take up an appeal of an appellate court ruling in Vergara v. California, which has been extended to Aug. 22, the advocacy group that brought the landmark case will be in a Northern California courtroom Friday for a hearing on a case involving teacher evaluations.

  • SF schools leader Carranza a finalist for Houston job

    For the second time this year, San Francisco Unified is abuzz over the possible departure of its sought-after superintendent. Richard Carranza, 49, is among the finalists for the superintendent’s job in Houston. And according to sources familiar with the search, he’s the leading contender.

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