Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Trustees approved the issuing of nearly 150 layoff notices to Stockton Unified School District teachers Tuesday night, even as union members argued against the decision.
A former water-polo coach who claims he was fired last summer for being gay has filed a lawsuit against the Charter Oak Unified School District, alleging discrimination and wrongful termination.
The Palm Springs Unified School District failed to collect from its teachers union more than $150,000 — money owed over the past three years for the union president's compensation, The Desert Sun has found.
With four trustees up for election, an abrupt new vote on school closures – a cost-cutting approach championed by the teachers union – has fueled both high emotion and accusations of political intrigue in recent weeks.
Nearly 20 percent of San Diego Unified’s elementary school teachers are set to receive layoff notices next month under the first personnel report released by the district since the board of education tentatively approved $124 million in cuts to next year’s $1.1 billion operating budget in January.
Dwight Eisenhower was president and James Dean was a rebellious screen idol when Marylin Short started her teaching job with Los Angeles Unified.
For 17-year counselor Fred Conklin, the settlement between the school district and the teachers association over the firing of its counselors last year is a good thing.
Despite the school board's desire to end social promotion, Los Angeles Unified lacks the money and personnel to eliminate the practice of passing academically unprepared students to the next grade level, officials said.
Home builder D.R. Horton put in the winning bid of $6.2 million for a 4.35-acre piece of Claremont Unified School District property.
The Mt. Diablo school district will see a mass exodus of teachers over the summer when 72 educators who currently work at Clayton Valley High voluntarily leave the district in advance of the school's conversion to a charter.
Dublin residents will vote June 5 on a $99 million school bond measure to build and improve classrooms, buildings, and equipment, the Dublin school board decided Tuesday night.
After more than three hours of discussion, the future home for Inspire School of Arts and Sciences remains an open question.
Community colleges should take over all adult school programs from cash-strapped school districts, the LIttle Hoover Commission, a state watchdog agency, recommended yesterday.
A 1990s agreement, in exchange for a pay cut, to place "pre-disciplinary" documents in an "expired file" after four years complicates the Los Angeles Unified School District's attempts to review records.
State regulations written to bring order and rationality to the Parent Trigger petition process are getting a bruising debut in the Mojave Desert town of Adelanto.
Parents battling to improve their struggling Mojave Desert school charged Tuesday that opponents had illegally altered documents in a campaign to defeat their petition to transform the campus into a charter school.