The San Diego County Water Authority isn’t opposed to testing water in schools for lead – it’s just opposed to paying for it. One official said recent proposals are just attempts at “sexy legislation” intended to make a splash with the public.
On this week’s San Diego Explained, NBC7’s Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego’s Mario Koran explain why the district’s poorest schools stand to bear the brunt of impending layoffs.
In most situations, family members or friends of deported parents step up to take care of the kids, often without knowing how long the responsibility will last. But when no caregiver can be found, the system gets complicated.
School districts in California have more state money and more local control over spending than ever, making it harder to blame Sacramento for their current financial troubles.
In March, a Superior Court judge ruled in VOSD’s favor that San Diego Unified had improperly withheld emails between district staff, school board members and Superintendent Cindy Marten related to the removal of the former principal for the School of Creative and Performing Arts.
The new cuts – which will go to the school board for approval Tuesday – include all library technicians, 16 mental health clinicians, bus drivers and other non-teaching employees and support staff.
Thrive Public School, a charter school in San Diego, is, well, thriving. But it almost never opened to begin with. And a state proposal would all but doom future stories like Thrive’s.
The class of 2016 proved the naysayers wrong. Higher expectations, along with proper support, produce higher results.
Listening to San Diego Unified explain its budget cuts, you might think the district’s massive shortfall is actually a blessing. To better understand what’s going on, we’ve put together a video that explains why this happened and demystifies the district’s spin efforts.
Voters who approved three separate school bonds were promised new plumbing at Emerson-Bandini Elementary School in Mountain View. The school got a new sports field, but not new plumbing. Then toxic chemicals were found in the water.