Jun 292012
 
Why not 'Teach for America'?

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 20, 2012 – Program aims to ‘close achievement gap,’ but local union objects to use of non-credentialed teachers By Steve Marschke,  News-Ledger Editor   A proposal to bring the “Teach for America” program into West Sacramento’s school district fizzled in March, in the face of opposition from the local teachers’ union. At [...]

May 242012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 23, 2012  – The Washington Unified School District’s board of trustees will meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday at city hall, 1110 West Capitol Ave. Among the many agenda items will be a presentation on the steps needed to place a general obligation school bond on the November ballot. The presentation will [...]

May 202012
 
Award for Bridgeway Island school

NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 16, 2012 – Bridgeway Island Elementary School was named a “Title I Academic Achievement Award” again this year by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. It’s the second consecutive year for the award. The honor goes to schools that meet performance standards “meeting the educational needs of students living at or [...]

May 082012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Bryte & Broderick Community Action Network (BBCAN) invites you to their community meeting on Tuesday, May 8, at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria of Riverbank Elementary School, 1100 Carrie Street. The meeting will focus on education, with guest speakers including the Riverbank principal and vice principal (Mike Woodcock and Shamryn [...]

Mar 242012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 14, 2012 – West Sacramento’s school board voted 3-0 on March 15 to restore plans for afternoon bus service from River City High School next year(with trustees Dave Westin and Mary Leland absent). A previous board vote had slated afternoon service at RCHS to be canceled.   The board left [...]