Education Headlines

  • Rialto Unified school board hires headhunting firm

    The search for a permanent replacement for former Rialto Unified Superintendent Harold Cebrun began in earnest Wednesday night when the school board voted unanimously to hire the La Quinta-based firm of Leadership Associates to look for a new superintendent.

  • Judge favors Alpine over Grossmont

    A judge has ruled that the Grossmont Union High School District must set aside $14 million in bond money immediately and another $28 million by January 2016 to be used for potentially building a high school in Alpine.

  • Redwood City: Schools superintendent to retire

    Superintendent Jan Christensen has announced she will retire July 1 from the Redwood City School District. Christensen, 62, has led the K-8 district for nearly nine years, after serving as a teacher and administrator in Anchorage, Alaska, for 25 years.

  • West Contra Costa offers sites to three charter schools

    The West Contra Costa school district has made preliminary offers of sites to three charter schools, two of which it approved last year and a third that has been operating in a temporary site since September.

  • EdSource: Counselors optimistic about resurgence in schools

    Counselors play a key role in helping students succeed in school and persist to college, research suggests, but advocates say a shortage of counselors has hampered efforts to serve students. Yet several leaders in the school counseling field are optimistic.

  • EdSource: LAO backs repealing cap on districts’ reserve

    The California School Boards Association’s campaign to persuade the Legislature to reverse a cap on school district reserves got a boost this week when the Legislative Analyst’s Office issued a report issued endorsing a repeal.

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