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Escondido Students Step Into Shoes Of Teachers, Museum Curators

Escondido Students Step Into Shoes Of Teachers, Museum Curators

Nov. 17
By Megan Burks

Do you know it well enough to teach it? That’s the question a unique partnership with the San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum is posing to sophomores at Del Lago Academy.

Barrera, San Diego Nonprofits Eye Commercial Property Taxes To Boos...

Barrera, San Diego Nonprofits Eye Commercial Property Taxes To Boost Schools

Nov. 15
By Megan Burks

Next year, San Diego Unified is expected to face a $59 million shortfall due to rising pension costs — that after $124 million in cuts this year. Now, San Diego nonprofits are joining an effort to get a ballot initiative that would change the rules for taxes that fund schools.

Investigation Finds University Of California Officials Interfered W...

Investigation Finds University Of California Officials Interfered With Audit

Nov. 15
By Associated Press

Top advisers to University of California President Janet Napolitano improperly interfered in a state audit to tone down critical comments from campus administrators about the president's office, an investigation ordered by the UC regents found.

Still No Word From San Diego Christian College; <em>inewsource</em>...

Still No Word From San Diego Christian College; inewsource Responds To Allegations Anyway

Nov. 15
By Megan Wood / inewsource

San Diego Christian College still has not provided inewsource with documents accounting for $20 million in expenses, which were brought to light in our investigation published Oct. 30. We have asked repeatedly for this information.

Southwestern College Steps Up Services Amid Increasing Student Home...

Southwestern College Steps Up Services Amid Increasing Student Homelessness

Nov. 14
By Megan Burks

Last year, Southwestern College opened a food pantry to help students experiencing hunger. As they came forward, the school learned many were also homeless.

Roundtable: Troubles At Qualcomm, San Ysidro School District, SeaWo...

Roundtable: Troubles At Qualcomm, San Ysidro School District, SeaWorld And The San Diego River

Nov. 10
By Mark Sauer, Pat Finn

There's a big offer from Broadcom to buy Qualcomm Inc., big financial troubles for the San Ysidro School District and SeaWorld, and a big mess along the San Diego River, where the homeless are migrating.

County Superintendent Asks State To Investigate San Ysidro School D...

County Superintendent Asks State To Investigate San Ysidro School District Finances

Nov. 10
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource

The San Diego County superintendent of schools is asking the state to investigate the San Ysidro School District, citing concerns about payments made to the district’s two former top administrators.

San Ysidro School District Picks L.A. Educator As Fill-In Superinte...

San Ysidro School District Picks L.A. Educator As Fill-In Superintendent

Nov. 7
By City News Service

After its interim superintendent resigned Friday following allegations of financial mismanagement, the San Ysidro school board voted 4-1 Monday to name a Los Angeles-area educator to take over temporarily as the district’s top administrator.

San Ysidro Superintendent Resigns; Board Member Wants DA Probe Of F...

San Ysidro Superintendent Resigns; Board Member Wants DA Probe Of Finances

Nov. 6
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource

San Ysidro School District’s interim superintendent resigned late Friday night, just two months after his predecessor departed with a controversial separation package that made him the highest paid superintendent in the county.

Meet the Berkeley Man Who Helped Lead the Disability Rights Movement

Meet the Berkeley Man Who Helped Lead the Disability Rights Movement

Nov. 2
Sasha Khokha / KQED

“Hale” is a new short documentary film about Hale Zukas, who helped make Berkeley the birthplace of the disability rights movement. He was diagnosed with cerebral palsy as a child. He went on to study Russian and math at UC Berkeley in the 1970s and he helped found Berkeley’s groundbreaking Center for Independent Living, which has become a nationwide model.

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