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Student achievement gains boost Evans’ re-election prospects

October 28, 2012

“The good news that has come out this fall on student achievement has given a big boost to my campaign,” said San Diego Unified Board President John Lee Evans. “We are beginning to reap the fruits of our reform efforts for the past four years. People are beginning to believe in public education again...

School board president gives annual address

October 6, 2012

President Evans outlines Vision 2020: A Quality School in Every Neighborhood

Students Scoring Higher on Standardized Tests

August 31, 2012

San Diego students got a collective A+ from the state, as standardized test scores show yet another improvement from last year. Results showed incremental increases for San Diego County Schools in all categories on the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR)...

SDUSD board votes to reduce pay

August 8, 2012

Members of the San Diego Unified School District Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to reduce their salaries, and agreed to reduce their pay further if Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed tax hike is rejected by voters in November. Board members’ pay will...

SD school administrators’ union agrees to concessions

August 3, 2012

The San Diego Unified School District has reached a contract agreement with the union representing principals and vice principals that includes concessions similar to those given by the district’s teachers, including deferring raises and extending furlough days. The tentative pact...

In Landslide, City Teachers Approve Deal to Restore Jobs

June 27, 2012

Almost all of the 1,534 educators laid off earlier this year will return to work by Sept. 1 after San Diego teachers overwhelmingly voted to ratify a tentative agreement between their union and the school district. Of 4,501 votes cast,...

SD Teachers Ratify Agreement, Save Jobs

Teachers have ratified a tentative contract agreement with the San Diego Unified School District, according to the San Diego Education Association. An SDEA statement said the deal, which the Board of Education will vote on Thursday, received 67 percent support....

SD teachers celebrate deal to save jobs with district

June 21, 2012

Educators, district officials and community leaders Thursday celebrated a tentative forged by the teachers union and San Diego Unified School District to save nearly 1,500 jobs and keep class sizes manageable next year. School board President John Lee Evans said...

SD city, school officials pledge to work together

April 18, 2012

Cities might not have jurisdiction over what happens in classrooms, but the relationship between schools and the city of San Diego is going to get cozier if some members of the City Council and San Diego Unified have their way....

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