Articles Tagged With ‘Public Education’




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Raise increases Cal Poly president’s base salary to nearly $430,000

Following a system-wide pay increase for California State University executives, Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong’s base salary is set to rise to nearly $430,000 a year. [Cal Coast Times] Last week, CSU trustees approved a 3 percent pay increase for... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles teacher reports sexual harassment, then demoted

A Paso Robles teacher who reported that a male colleague inappropriately touched two female students and used a racial slur in class has sued the district. After reporting the allegations, the teacher faced harassment and was ultimately demoted, according to... (Continue reading)

Cuesta College in deficit spending, union pushing raises

While the Cuesta College Board of Trustees is looking at strategies to offset a $551,000 budget deficit, the faculty union is pushing for higher pay. [Cal Coast Times] Lower enrollment coupled with increased unfunded pension liabilities have led to the... (Continue reading)

Mary Strobridge wins Cuesta trustee election

By ERIK ENGLE With a focus on increasing faculty salaries in order to retain quality teachers, Mary Strobridge won San Luis Obispo County’s 5th District Cuesta College Board of Trustees Seat with 55 percent of the vote, getting 5,099 votes.... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly students again angered by plan to develop farmland

For the second time in the span of a year, Cal Poly agriculture students are protesting a university plan to develop farmland. The new proposal targets land where cattle graze, and it has angered dairy science students. Last June, a... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly students play dead to protest tuition hike

Cal Poly students participated in a “die in” Monday, symbolizing the death of the California State University system. The mock funeral followed a rally against tuition increases that CSU officials are proposing. [Tribune] During the mock funeral, students gathered outside... (Continue reading)

Lucia Mar shuffles school board seats

The Lucia Mar school board has approved a plan to more evenly distribute trustee seats among electoral areas. The board voted to move one trustee seat from the Arroyo Grande area to the Nipomo area, with the change taking effect... (Continue reading)

CSU faculty preparing for strike

The California State University faculty union is planning a five-day strike in April. The possible strike is scheduled for a period that overlaps the Cal Poly Open House. Union representatives are demanding a 5 percent salary hike for CSU faculty... (Continue reading)

Lucia Mar to redraw its inner boundaries

The Lucia Mar school board voted Tuesday in favor of redrawing the district’s internal boundaries based on population. [Tribune] Lucia Mar has seven trustees on its school board. The trustees represent four areas, each having one to three representatives. Area... (Continue reading)

Burger King employees fall for prank, smash windows

After receiving a prank call late Saturday night from a person saying there was a gas leak at the Morro Bay Burger King and windows needed to be broken, employees complied breaking out more than a dozen windows. At about... (Continue reading)



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