Stories by Ana Tintocalis
The San Diego Unified school board will announce the top three candidates for superintendent next week. This is the first time the district is revealing the names of frontrunners for the top job.
The San Diego Unified School District Board of Education takes another step in finding a new superintendent on Tuesday. The names of three finalists could be revealed.
The San Diego Unified School District Board of Education is one step closer to picking a new superintendent. The trustees could name the top three finalists as early as tomorrow.
The San Diego Unified School District Board of Education began its first round of interviews today in its search for a new superintendent.
The San Diego County Grand Jury finds there is a lot of fraud, waste and abuse in the San Diego Unified School District. The panel found some school officials are raiding the coffers of Associated Student Body groups at their campuses.
A new report finds San Diego public school officials are raiding the coffers of student groups at various San Diego Unified campuses.
Public education in San Diego city schools is shaped by the decisions of five school board trustees. Two of them are up for re-election next week. Some people say a possible leadership change comes at a precarious time for the San Diego Unified School District.
The San Diego Unified School District may now have to cut even deeper into its programs and services next school year.
Ten small high schools in San Diego are not producing the academic results that district officials anticipated. Now the school board wants to know why.
The traditional school year in the San Diego Unified School District will end one week earlier in June next year due to teacher furloughs. That means parents will have to tack-on an extra five days to their child daycare plans in the summer.
Vista school officials say the number of homeless students in their school district has quadrupled over the past three years. There are currently more than 2,500 homeless students in the Vista Unified School District. That's about 10 percent of the overall student population.
Roughly 160 teachers in Chula Vista who were notified in March they would be let go will keep their jobs for the next school year. But teachers in other San Diego County school districts are not so lucky.
Parents in the Poway Unified School District have to dig deeper into their pockets if they want to keep school buses on the road next school year.
San Diego's five school trustees will vote on a resolution that warns school kids and their families not to travel to or spend time in Arizona. That same policy has been approved by other governmental agencies in the past weeks. However, San Diego Unified could be the first large, urban school district in California to take a stand.
Even before last month's devastating earthquake, Calexico, in the Imperial Valley, had the highest home foreclosure and unemployment rates in California. Today, schools in Calexico Unifed will reopen after repairs from earthquake damage.
San Diego Assemblyman Marty Block is once again criticizing San Diego State University for changing its admission policy last year. Now he’s proposing a legislative fix.
San Diego Assemblyman Marty Block is pushing a bill in Sacramento aimed at reversing a controversial change in San Diego State University's admissions policy.
A community taskforce helping to pick San Diego's next school superintendent held the last of five town hall meetings on the topic Wednesday evening. One taskforce member says he knows what kind of leader students want.
The San Diego Unified School board will decide today whether high school students who take an Advance Placement class should get an automatic boost in their grade.
California public schools are now required to lift educational barriers affecting the children of military families. Hundreds of military and school officials in San Diego County attended a forum on Monday to talk about putting the change into practice.
The San Diego neighborhood of Barrio Logan celebrates the 40th Anniversary of Chicano Park on Saturday. The park is under the onramp to the Coronado Bridge near downtown San Diego. It’s considered a legacy of the Chicano Power movement. A group called the Brown Berets has been a big part of that movement since the 1960s.
The chancellors of the California State University and California Community College systems want to give transfer students guaranteed spots at CSU campuses.
Bus drivers in the Poway Unified School District say they'll fight to keep their school buses on the road next school year. The Poway Unified School Board is considering eliminating or scaling back on bus transportation because of deep budget cuts.
Community college students packed a lecture hall at Mesa College on Wednesday to meet with UC San Diego Chancellor Marye Anne Fox. It was part of UCSD's renewed effort to recruit minority transfer students.
UC San Diego is offering more minority students admission to the campus for the fall semester.
Summer school in the San Diego Unified School District was saved from the budget ax Tuesday evening. The school board unanimously voted to preserve the program despite an $83 million budget hole.
Another top-ranking school official has unexpectedly resigned from the San Diego Unified School District. James Masias was the district's chief financial officer.
UC San Diego officials say thousands of their students will benefit from financial aid reform thanks to President Barack Obama's health care bill. Tucked inside his health care bill was significant financial aid reform.
A San Diego school board member wants to make a shortened school year longer by doing away with staff development time for teachers. John deBeck will pitch the idea at the board meeting on Tuesday.
The San Diego Unified School Board will consider changing a district policy that notifies parents if their teenager is pregnant or wants an abortion. San Diego Unified's current policy requires school workers to tell a principal or parent if a student is pregnant or is considering an abortion.
In his State of the District address, San Diego Unified School Board President Richard Barrera said the district must secure a parcel tax in November to offset deep budget cuts to education.
San Diego Unified's School Board President Richard Barrera said the district is choosing to go down its own path for academic reform during his State of the District Address on Wednesday.
A group of state legislators will visit UC San Diego on Saturday to hear how administrators are addressing issues of cultural diversity and intolerance on campus. It's part of a community forum called "Addressing Intolerance in Higher Education."
The San Diego Unified School District's $2 billion fix-it list for campuses is now favoring a district-wide technology plan and a downtown high school. That means other projects will be delayed.
Hundreds of San Diego County teachers and school workers will receive notices this week that their jobs could be in jeopardy. March 15 is the contractual deadline for public school districts to tell their employees they may out of a job by summer.
San Diego County residents should expect to see an official 2010 Census form in their mailbox sometime next week. Census organizers say they've been working all year for this moment.
The Poway community celebrates the life of Chelsea King in a special memorial on Saturday. San Diego County is still reeling from the tragic loss of King and Escondido teenager Amber Dubois. The two cases have caused parents to consider the safety of their own children regardless of where they live.