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Santa Clara Grand Jury Says School District Overpaid Its Employees Over $1 Million In Last 10 Years

A Santa Clara County Civil Grand Gury The Alum Rock has found that the Alum Rock Union School District paid many of its teachers and administrators, including new and short-term employees, more than required by its contracts and rules— a practice that has cost more than $1 million over the last 10 years.


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Cash-Strapped San Jose School District Shuffling Students, Cutting Teachers

Lower enrollment is forcing a 23-campus San Jose school district to eliminate 18 teaching positions.


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East San Jose Parents Seek Better Middle Schools

East San Jose parents and community leaders gathered Monday night to call for the creation of more and better middle schools in the Alum Rock School District.


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Underserved East San Jose Students Get A New Athletic Field

Students in San Jose’s Alum Rock neighborhood now have more recreational opportunities with the dedication of a new $2.5 million athletic field at Sheppard Middle School.


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San Jose Elementary School Teacher Arrested On Child Porn Charges

Police were investigating whether a former San Jose elementary school teacher may have committed lewd acts with students, following the his arrest on child pornography charges Wednesday.



South Bay School Districts Could Face Bankruptcy

Four districts are facing major financial troubles, among the almost 200 listed in a new state report.



State Of California Sued Over Teacher Employment Rules

Lawyers representing seven California schoolchildren have filed a lawsuit against the state seeking to overturn statutes that govern teacher employment, including seniority-based layoffs.