Apr 222013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 17, 2013 – A proposed charter West Sacramento charter school will appeal to the Yolo County Board of Education after being denied a charter by the school board of the Washington Unified School District. The staff of Washington Unified School District opined that the school was unlikely to succeed partly [...]

Feb 212013
 
Castillo wants to be 'parent advocate'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 13, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor “I’m a parent advocate,” sums up 32-year old Francisco Castillo of Southport, who is one of five people running for a vacant seat on West Sacramento’s school board. Castillo said that what originally drew him into the school board race was his [...]

Feb 152013
 
Nguyen: 'average' district can improve

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 30, 2013 – News-Ledger’s interviews with candidates in the March 5 special school board election continue this week with local businessman Linh Nguyen – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor With a background in computer engineering and in business, Southport’s Linh Nguyen believes one of the best ways to start attacking [...]

Jan 222013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 16, 2013 –   On the News-Ledger’s “Facebook” internet page this week, we invited comments to last week’s newspaper editorial.   The editorial (we’ve provided a link below) contrasted the way Washington Unified School District and Sacramento City Unified School District each handled the appointment of a new school board [...]

Jan 152013
 
Five compete for open seat

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 9, 2013 – Former board member David Westin and temporary member Elizabeth Bagdazian are not among the candidates – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Five candidates have signed up for West Sacramento’s special school board election on March 5.  The all-mail ballot will ask voters to pick one person to fill the [...]

Jan 142013
 

EDITORIAL from the News-Ledger — JAN 9, 2013 – In March, West Sacramento residents will vote in a special election to fill a vacant seat on the local school board. The vacancy was already filled once – last fall, when remaining school board members accepted applications and chose West Sacramento’s Liz Bagdazian to fill the [...]