News: Education Headlines

Robert E. Lee school name changed

Robert E. Lee Elementary School is officially history in San Diego. The San Diego school board voted unanimously Tuesday night to rebrand the Paradise Hills campus amid a national movement to strip public venues of their Confederate monuments.

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Grand jury rips San Ysidro schools

A county grand jury investigation of the San Ysidro School District, which in recent years has teetered on the brink of bankruptcy and seen a former superintendent go to prison on a federal corruption charge, has found financial mismanagement that stretches back decades. The report said the district has “amassed hundreds of millions of dollars in long-term debt with little to show for it.”

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