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San Diego County Announces New School Superintendent

May 11
By City News Service

The superintendent of the Lynwood Unified School District in Los Angeles County is slated to take over as San Diego County Superintendent of Schools, effective June 1.

Parents: Think Vouchers Would Be A Ticket To San Diego's Top School...

Parents: Think Vouchers Would Be A Ticket To San Diego's Top Schools? Think Again

May 11
By Megan Burks

Most private schools — the ones with impressive alumni and long waiting lists — will not accept school vouchers. And parochial schools hurting for students are wary, too.

SDPD: Torrey Pines High School Student Killed By Officers Left Suic...

SDPD: Torrey Pines High School Student Killed By Officers Left Suicide Note

May 8
By Associated Press, Megan Burks

A 15-year-old boy left a suicide note before he was killed by officers after pointing a BB gun at them in a high school parking lot in the dark over the weekend, police said Monday.

Author Shares Experience From Being Homeless To Attending Harvard

Author Shares Experience From Being Homeless To Attending Harvard

May 8
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Liz Murray is the author of "Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard" and the keynote speaker at the United Way of San Diego County's "Changing the Odds Community Breakfast" on Wednesday.

Police: Torrey Pines High School Student Killed In Officer-Involved...

Police: Torrey Pines High School Student Killed In Officer-Involved Shooting Had BB Gun

May 6
By City News Service

Police said the teen called officers to the school for a welfare check on himself, then pointed a gun at them.

Lawmakers Question University Of California President

Lawmakers Question University Of California President

May 2
By Associated Press

After a state audit found University of California administrators hid $175 million from the public while tuition increased, university system President Janet Napolitano apologized Tuesday for the way her office handled the investigation but disputed several of the audit's findings.

Nonprofit, School Board Invest $15 Million In Scientific Future Of ...

Nonprofit, School Board Invest $15 Million In Scientific Future Of City Heights Students

May 2
By Tarryn Mento

The tuition-free learning and research center will boost science education.

San Diego Unified Partners With Baja Schools As More US Kids Enroll...

San Diego Unified Partners With Baja Schools As More US Kids Enroll South Of The Border

May 1
By Megan Burks

Schools in Baja California are seeing more new students from the United States than from Mexico. Now, the San Diego Unified School District is partnering with those Baja schools and the Mexican consulate to better serve those students.

Proposed Cuts Would Impact San Diego Job Training Programs That Are...

Proposed Cuts Would Impact San Diego Job Training Programs That Are Booming

April 27
By Megan Burks

Three times the number of job seekers expected came out to a job fair in San Ysidro Thursday. Many got their training thanks to grants President Donald Trump wants to cut.

San Diego Unified Agrees To Negotiate With Unions Before Voting On ...

San Diego Unified Agrees To Negotiate With Unions Before Voting On More Layoffs

April 26
By City News Service, Megan Burks

The San Diego Unified School District Board of Education Tuesday postponed adding 190 employees to a list of 1,500 who have received layoff notices.