News: Education Headlines

Families question delays, costs of school solar contract

EcoBusiness Alliance sued the San Ysidro School District for breach-of-contract, and two years ago won a $12 million jury verdict plus attorney fees. Now, in an effort to keep that judgment from depleting the district’s general fund, San Ysidro trustees and administrators have negotiated a deal that’s structured very differently.

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National holds off on union-pact talks

National School District trustees won’t make a decision just yet on whether to consider starting talks on a project labor agreement tied to its remaining school bond funds. Construction union supporters lobbied the school board in February on the proposal, but Superintendent Chris Oram said trustees decided the timing isn’t right for going forward.

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