Articles Tagged With ‘Public Education’




Lucia Mar Unified School District selects new superintendent

Andy Stenson had been serving as acting superintendent since Raynee Daley stepped down last month, citing health issues. On Tuesday, the board voted to hire Stenson as Dayley’s permanent replacement, effective Jan. 1. [Cal Coast Times] Stenson has lived in... (Continue reading)

Bill to delay school start times heads to Gov. Brown

Middle and high school students could have more time to sleep in on school days if the governor signs SB 328 into law. Both house of the California Legislature voted in favor of a bill Friday that would mandate middle... (Continue reading)

Bill allowing medical marijuana at schools passes California Legislature

A bill that would allow parents to come to their child’s school to administer a dose of medical marijuana has made its way to California Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk. [Cal Coast Times] SB 1127, authored by state Sen. Jerry Hill... (Continue reading)

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)