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Students Detained Following Shooting Threat At Rancho Bernardo High...

Students Detained Following Shooting Threat At Rancho Bernardo High School

May 19
By City News Service, KPBS News

Two Rancho Bernardo High School students were taken into custody on Thursday on suspicion of being involved with a threat of gun violence, which led to lockdowns at RBHS and the adjacent Bernardo Heights Middle School.

SoccerCity Developers Reveal Specific Offers To SDSU On Mission Val...

SoccerCity Developers Reveal Specific Offers To SDSU On Mission Valley Development

May 18
By City News Service

The development group behind the proposed SoccerCity development in Mission Valley said Thursday they made both land and stadium concessions in an effort to get San Diego State University on board with their project.

Trump Backs California Charter Schools, But The Feeling Is Not Mutual

Trump Backs California Charter Schools, But The Feeling Is Not Mutual

May 18
Kyle Stokes / KPCC

This story is part of the series “Trump Ed,” exploring how President Trump’s proposed federal education policies could impact California schools.

Gompers In The Spotlight: Teachers And Students Speak Out

Gompers In The Spotlight: Teachers And Students Speak Out

May 17
By Brad Racino / inewsource

The association tasked with accrediting charter schools confirmed Tuesday it is looking into allegations of grade inflation documented in inewsource’s investigation of San Diego’s Gompers Preparatory Academy.

San Diego Unified School District Gets New Police Chief

San Diego Unified School District Gets New Police Chief

May 17
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Capt. Michael Marquez has been named the new police chief of San Diego Unified's Police Department. The 27-year police force veteran previously served as interim chief at the district.

Advocates Seek First Increase To California After-School Funding In...

Advocates Seek First Increase To California After-School Funding In Decade

May 17
By Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

Backers of California after-school programs are pushing hard for their first state funding increase in a decade, even as the Trump administration has called for cutting federal funding.

SDSU Drops Out Of Talks To Be Part Of Soccer City Development

SDSU Drops Out Of Talks To Be Part Of Soccer City Development

May 16
By City News Service

San Diego State University announced Tuesday that it has ended negotiations with the group behind the Soccer City development proposed for Mission Valley, and called on the city of San Diego to issue a request for other proposals for use of the Qualcomm Stadium property.

High Tech High Media Arts Serves Up Interactive Art Experiences

High Tech High Media Arts Serves Up Interactive Art Experiences

May 16
By Beth Accomando, Guillermo Sevilla

High Tech Media Arts graduating seniors will be holding an exhibition Tuesday night of interactive art projects connecting their lives to art movements of the past. It’s called Old School Vs. Now.

Is This Nevada Family’s School Choice A Lesson For California?

Is This Nevada Family’s School Choice A Lesson For California?

May 16
Ana Tintocalis / KQED

This story is part of a series called “Trump ED,” exploring the intersection between President Trump’s proposed federal education policies and how they might impact California schools.

Data, Teachers' Allegations Undermine Gompers' College-Ready Promise

Data, Teachers' Allegations Undermine Gompers' College-Ready Promise

May 15
By Brad Racino / inewsource and Brandon Quester / inewsource

When Vincent Riveroll swings an outsized bell to signal the start of the school day at Gompers Preparatory Academy, the director is sending a powerful message to the students and the community. Our kids are valued. Our kids can do it. Our kids are college bound.