Friday, April 10, 2009

Clip Report for April 9

Switching from old assessments to new ones was meant to improve how San Diego Unified teachers gauge what children are learning, where they are lagging and how to help them. But the change was not painless. Nor was it free.


Voice of San Diego

April 10, 2009

Schooled | Another Take on Testing Costs

Los Angeles Times

April 1, 2009

Federal funds may not stave off classroom cuts, California educators say

Superintendents worry that state leaders could tap into federal stimulus money targeted for schools to make up budget shortfalls.

California education officials, girded by the nationwide release Wednesday of $44 billion from the federal economic stimulus plan, are nevertheless worried that the state's share won't be enough or come in time to stave off widespread teacher firings and program cuts.

Mission Times Courier

April 4, 2009

Community Calendar

Event: Patrick Henry High Senior Exhibitions

La Jolla Light

Mar 25, 2009

LJHS likely to lose 4 teachers | Principal: Class sizes will grow

La Jolla High School stands to lose four teaching positions next year, Principal Dana Shelburne said March 20 after getting his latest budget information from the San Diego Unified district office.

Del Mar Times

Apr 9, 2009

Museum to celebrate first anniversary | SCPA musicians perform at benefit

The New Children's Museum will celebrate the first anniversary of the opening of its new home in downtown San Diego's Marina District with two events.


San Diego Union-Tribune

April 9, 2009

Speed, power, height go a long way | Hoover High badminton player uses strengths to his advantage

SAN DIEGO — Hoover High is as strong in badminton as any team in any sport this spring.

The Cardinals, who have won seven of the past nine City Conference titles, have the defending champions in boys singles and boys doubles.

San Diego Union-Tribune

April 2, 2009

Comeback on the court | Pointers tennis player returning after injury layoff

POINT LOMA — Point Loma High tennis player Corey Smith has received advice over the years from the USC men's coach. He calls him Uncle Peter.

San Diego Union-Tribune

March 31, 2009


Riding his coattails | As Tyler's reputation grows, efforts soar to cash in on Cavers star

Jeremy Tyler is being followed. At school. At basketball practice. In the locker room. Even into his house. For most of the past two years, a Los Angeles filmmaker has been tracking Tyler with a video camera – interviewing him, his relatives and his coaches at San Diego High.

San Francisco Chronicle

April 9, 2009

Math performance anxiety

In the 1990s, the Math Wars pitted two philosophies against each other. One side argued for content-based standards - that elementary school students must memorize multiplication tables by third grade. The other side argued for students to discover math, unfettered by "drill and kill" exercises.

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