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Company News Release

July 27, 2009

San Diego Unified School District Selects Schoolwires Centricity Platform With Turnkey Suite of Solutions

State College, Pennsylvania, July 27, 2009 — San Diego Unified School District has selected the Schoolwires Centricity platform to further engage its large district community in support of student achievement, it was announced today by Schoolwires, one of the nation's leading providers of strategic website and community management solutions for building stronger school communities, more effective schools and greater student


La Jolla Light

July 27, 2009

BE WiSE encourages young women to dream

Twelve high school girls from all over San Diego on Saturday got a lesson in how cancer research is done during the Be WiSE Young Women in Cancer Research Oncofertility Academy.


Voice of San Diego

July 27, 2009

What Your Sacto Reps Are Doing

Salas is also working on the school front. She wants to make marching band an equivalent alternative to physical education. She has a bill that would exempt high school students from PE if they are in other school programs deemed to require equal amounts of physical activity: marching band, cheerleading, JROTC, and others.


Voice of San Diego

July 26, 2009

Proposed Schools Policy Says Two Languages Better Than One

Minerva Espejo remembered her own rocky start in English after moving from Mexico to San Diego as a teenager. English classes were bewildering; a bilingual class taught by a teacher who barely understood Spanish was even worse. She improved her English at home by pulling out a dictionary night after night to pick up the vocabulary that helped get her to college.


Project Labor Agreement -- For Real This Time

It's almost official: San Diego Unified is poised to adopt a project labor agreement for its facilities bond on Tuesday. The agreement includes guidelines for local hiring and requires contractors to provide health insurance, largely through union plans.


San Diego Union-Tribune

July 25, 2009

2 campuses are locked in space duel | District's construction plans are put on hold

SAN DIEGO — The San Diego school district will postpone construction at a Chollas View site shared by two schools while administrators from the campuses work out a blueprint for cohabitation.


Voice of San Diego

July 24, 2009

Rescheduling School Renovation

As the sagging economy has takes its toll on Proposition S, the $2.1 billion facilities bond to rebuild and revamp San Diego Unified schools, the school district is rethinking its timetables for the projects.




San Diego Union-Tribune

July 25, 2009

Union-Tribune Editorial | Your stimulus dollars at work

SAN DIEGO — The announcement from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was downright breathless: ÒSan Diego Unified (is) nation's first to use federal stimulus funding to clean up school buses.Ó

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