Saturday, February 14, 2009

Clip Report for Feb. 14

School Library Journal
February 13, 2009
Mayor 'Cautiously Optimistic' About San Diego's School-Library Plan
The plan to add a 300-student high school to a proposed $185 million central library in downtown San Diego is moving at a snail's pace—and now there's a proposals to waive state building safety codes for public schools rather than spend more money and time on a feasibility study, reports the San Diego Tribune.

San Diego Union-Tribune
February 12, 2009
Short Takes
Money for school lunches may run out, official says
Rules changing for use of schools' Title I funds

January 11, 2009
More Public School Students Enrolled In Meal Programs
SAN DIEGO -- State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell was in San Diego Wednesday to talk about legislation that would provide $19.5 million in additional funding for subsidized school meals, whose funding could run dry by April.

Also covered by XETV-6, KFMB-8, KSWB-51, XETV-6.

La Jolla Light
Feb 10, 2009
High school students compete in mock trial
The San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA), in collaboration with the San Diego Superior Court, and the Constitutional Rights Foundation and with the support of the San Diego District Attorney's Office, organized the 2009 San Diego County High School Mock Trial Competition which took place Feb. 4, 5 and 7 at the county courthouse in downtown San Diego.

San Diego Union-Tribune
February 12, 2009
An equal field
Playing soccer against boys as a youngster drives Mission Bay freshman's success
Christina Burkenroad was walking around the Mission Bay High campus when she was noticed by the school's boys soccer coach.

San Diego Union-Tribune
February 13, 2009
Cavers forfeit 2 league contests
By Brent Schrotenboer
The basketball controversy at San Diego High already has cost the team two coaches.

San Diego Business Journal
Februarry 13, 2009
Nonunion Contractors Rally Against Looming Labor Deal
Adopting a project labor agreement would mean more than setting standards for contractors vying for work to be paid for under San Diego city schools' $2.1 billion bond measure, approved Nov. 4.

UCSD Guardian
February 12, 2009
Preuss Named No. 1 Low-Income High School in State
By Sarah de Crescenzo
The Preuss School, a charter middle and high school administered by UCSD in conjunction with the San Diego Unified School District, has been named the "best public high school with an economically disadvantaged population" statewide by BusinessWeek magazine.

Voice of San Diego
February 14, 2009
This Just In
Golden Handshakes for All
Watering the Turf?
Selling the Public Schools

Jack Brandais
Media Relations
San Diego Unified School District
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