Amid an investigation of Parlier Unified’s finances, Superintendent Edward Lucero has been placed on administrative leave, following former district leader Gerardo Alvarez, who was put on leave in 2015.
Two Fresno Unified trustees want to end discussions of potentially ousting superintendent Michael Hanson, saying politics are interfering with what’s best for the district.
CalSTRS will consider lowering its official investment forecast in a move expected to require higher contributions from state taxpayers once again for the teachers’ pension fund. The cost to the state could be an additional $153 million starting with the next fiscal year.
School district trustees voted 4-0 on Jan. 11 to approve a nearly $2.3 million contract with architecture firm Hibser Yamauchi, of Oakland, to design the estimated 30,120-square-foot performing arts center on the Mt. Eden High School campus.
Los Angeles Unified School District bus supervisor was fired and two assistant bus supervisors resigned after being accused of workplace drinking, drug possession and inappropriate behavior, some of it caught on camera, school officials disclosed this week.
Stockton Unified School District became the latest district in San Joaquin County to declare itself a “safe haven” during a regularly scheduled board meeting on Tuesday night.
Years of declining enrollment and increased payments for retirement benefits have caused the Calaveras Unified School District to dip into its $5 million reserve fund to pay its bills.
The Hacienda La Puente Unified School District and its classified labor union have reached a tentative agreement that will end its year-long contract negotiations.
While Michael Hanson announced last month his intention to resign, he said he would stay at the helm until August “to ensure minimal disruption in the operation of Fresno Unified.” But an amendment made to the agenda of a special meeting planned for Thursday says the board will consider appointing an interim superintendent.
The San Diego Unified School District has been ordered to pay more than $1.25 million in damages to a former student forced to urinate in a bucket after her request for a bathroom break was denied.