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Clip Report for July 21

San Diego Union-Tribune

July 21, 2009

Smaller classes better, district says | Board set to vote today on size-reduction plan

SAN DIEGO — On a recent morning at the year-round Central Elementary School, Michael Stanley passed out poetry journals to his kindergartners and started making the rounds to assist the young writers.


Voice of San Diego

July 21, 2009

Fear and Loathing in San Diego Schools

Last week after an especially turbulent board meeting, I made a plea for your thoughts on why San Diego Unified is frequently so contentious. Here are some early replies. Parent Debbie O'Toole wrote that the problem is systemic:


The Eval That Doesn't End

Superintendent Terry Grier is, once again, being evaluated during a closed session of the San Diego Unified board on Tuesday. His evaluation began nearly a month ago, also behind closed doors, and it looks like it still hasn't been wrapped up.


Mission Times Courier

June 26, 2009

Area Girl Scouts Go For The Gold!

Three area residents are among the 55 young women who recently earned the prestigious Girl Scout Gold Award. Girl Scouts, San Diego-Imperial Council presented the honors during a ceremony at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center in University City.


La Jolla Light

July 1, 2009

Robbie Beathard makes name for himself

The young football player's surname is Beathard, and that name rings a bell in any football town. San Diego, certainly, is no exception.



Jun 26, 2009

Booze Tax Supported to Reduce State's Deficit

SAN DIEGO - Raising the state alcohol tax will ease California's budget deficit and reduce drinking problems among young people, community leaders said at a news conference Friday.




Voice of San Diego

July 9, 2009

Scott Lewis on Politics

Have you ever been to the new Lincoln High School? It's unbelievable. I don't think you can have nicer facilities and more amenities.Yet it cost less per student and per square foot than the new school inside of a library. Yes, the school nobody wanted until it could help finance the new main library.

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