Tuesday, October 9, 2012
A single, accidental gunshot rang out in a south Stockton seventh-grade classroom Monday morning, wounding no one but resulting in the arrests of two boys, ages 11 and 12, Stockton Unified Police Chief Jim West said.
The administrator suing San Diego Unified School District to undo her pending demotion was repeatedly criticized by people who worked for her, according to dozens of pages of records obtained by The Watchdog.
Original works by renowned Los Angeles artists will be posted on billboards and city buses as part of the "Arts Matter" exhibition and fund-raising campaign designed to revitalize arts education in LAUSD.
Ray Vizcarra resurrected Fairfax High's band, teaching students to play instruments from scratch. They soon won all-city competitions. But the Los Angeles Unified had to cut jobs, and he lacked seniority.
Public schools in Oakland are looking for major kitchen remodeling with a measure on the November ballot. If approved, Measure J would authorize the Oakland Unified School District to issue up $475 million in bonds to improve school facilities.
All pretense of goodwill is gone between backers of the two competing education tax measures on November’s ballot.
L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy warned Monday of “catastrophic” consequences for local schools if California voters fail to approve tax measures on the November ballot.