For San Diegans, Border Patrol officers and vehicles are ubiquitous. Border Patrol agents are permitted to perform operations within 100 miles of a border, an area that essentially blankets San Diego County. Despite their presence, many people aren’t clear about which laws the Border Patrol is there to enforce, and under what circumstances they choose to do […]

Special education enrollment numbers are down at San Diego Unified, but up across the state. VOSD’s Maya Srikrishnan explains what’s behind the unusual dip in special ed enrollment. The number of students with disabilities enrolled in the district dropped by 11.27 percent between the 2011-2012 school year and the the 2014-15 school year. Srikrishnan found […]

Last year, when California education officials were finalizing a plan to create a new school accountability system, parents and advocates had one big concern: The system wasn’t being set up to help regular families compare and contrast local schools. Here’s a sampling of coverage and commentary from 2016: From Edsource: “Parents on Thursday said they […]