Search On For New Superintendent At Mt. Diablo School DistrictThe largest school district in Contra Costa County is searching for some new leadership, after the firing of Superintendent Steven Lawrence and General Counsel Greg Rolen last week.
Teachers’ Union Criticizes New Report On Oakland SchoolsThe study by the National Council on Teacher Quality recommends several improvements for attracting and retaining teachers.
California Teachers' Retirement Plan Invested In Gun ManufacturerThe nation’s largest teachers’ pension fund says it will review its holdings after being criticized for having an investment in the manufacturer of an assault rifle used in last week’s Connecticut school massacre.
Bay Area School Districts Drop Bid For Federal FundsTwo of the largest school districts in the area are abandoning their joint effort to bring in millions of dollars in federal funds through the Obama Administration's Race to the Top program.
Alameda Teachers Frustrated By Stalled NegotiationsDozens of discouraged teachers packed the Alameda Unified School District board meeting Tuesday night to vent over contract negotiations that are at an impasse.