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New data provides a peek at student achievement since Common Core has been introduced in San Diego schools. → Read More
The firebrand of the school board says he's relieved to fade out of the public eye. An outspoken voice for accountability and reining in spending, Barnett says, → Read More
Parents are wary of pushing the first day of school before Labor Day, a move they say would be disruptive to families. → Read More
The La Jolla cluster partnership agreement gives the schools freedom to make common-sense decisions, something the multi-layered bureaucracy of the San Diego Unified School District is often lacking. → Read More
One thing is clear a year into Marten's tenure: Running a struggling elementary school is a lot easier than leading a bureaucracy with 13,000 employees, 132,000 students and 226 schools. → Read More
The district went on a listening tour before drafting a plan for how it will approach the state's new local funding measure. But parents and stakeholders say that instead of incorporating that feedback, the district simply rehashed its existing Vision 2020 plan. → Read More
More classes are being taught by substitute teachers as regular teachers attend a series of trainings to learn the new Common Core standards. → Read More