A look back at the issues we’ve covered in the local education world this year.

Last week’s big labor deal cements a whole new approach for the powerful teachers union and gets the district off the hook for pay raises. But it might also result in a shorter school year.

The San Diego Education Association has agreed to ‘limited negotiations’ with the school district.

A furious battle over whether the teachers union should make concessions on promised pay raises belies a simple fact: Even with concessions, no teachers will see their pay decrease.

The region’s most powerful labor leader says the school district and the teachers union must sit down immediately to forge a solution that avoids more than 1,500 planned teacher layoffs.

Explaining the District 1 Race, SD’s approach to homelessness, Zucchet quits urban renewal board and the mayor’s dashed stadium dreams.