Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Clip Report for March 24

San Diego Union-Tribune
March 24, 2009
Budget problems dominate superintendent's first year | San Diego schools leader says he's not on way out
Terry Grier has overseen nearly a quarter-billion dollars in budget cuts since he took the helm of the San Diego school district a year ago today.

March 24, 2009
Change To Volunteer Screening Policy Questioned
SAN DIEGO -- A possible change to the San Diego Unified School District's policy regarding volunteer screening has some parents worried. As a mother of five, Christine Rodriguez thinks safety should come first.

March 24, 2009
Charging For Magnet School Bus Service An Option?
Students are demanding the San Diego Unified School District protect magnet school bus transportation next year. The district wants to cut magnet school buses to save 10 million dollars. Parents and teachers also plan to speak-out against that idea at today's school board meeting. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis has more.

Voice of San Diego
March 24, 2009
Schooled -- Education Update
Former Union Leader Passes On

Voice of San Diego
March 24, 2009
This Just In
Buses and Budgets Go Bang at the School Board

San Diego Union-Tribune
March 24, 2009
They're Making The Grade | La Jolla High Student Named One of Newspaper's Top Student-Athletes

Congressional Quarterly
March 23, 2009
School Districts Fear Diverted Stimulus Funding
By Lydia Gensheimer, CQ Staff
As governors assert their discretion over federal economic stimulus dollars — in some cases even rejecting the money — educators in states that are accepting the stimulus funds say they are worried they may never see their share.

March 21, 2009
Contractors join forces to oppose school board's pro-union plan
Union and nonunion contractors are publicly tussling over negotiations with the San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) with board members caught in the middle.

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