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Keith Reid

Keith Reid has been a Record reporter since 2005. He currently covers education in Stockton. Contact him at (209) 546-8257 or kreid@recordnet.com.

SUSD Live – Bonds

I’ll need to get some more explanation, but it appears SUSD will look to float a bond measure on the November ballot – in the $100 million range – to pay for technology upgrades throughout the district.

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SUSD Live – Pay raises

Trustees approved a 1.565 percent pay raise for management and other unrepresented groups. It also approved a 3.5 percent raise for classified workers.

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SUSD Live – Public comment

Only SPPA Pres Bonnie Dixon and new teachers union president John Steiner spoke. Dixon expressed anger that her group could only negotiate at 1.565 percent pay raise while classified workers are up for a 3.5 percent raise. She said some of her colleagues may leave the district because they feel a lack of respect. Steiner [...]

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SUSD Live – Ovation for Stagg MESA team

The Stagg High MESA team got a standing ovation. Here’s the story on their win in MESA

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SUSD Live – About to start

SUSD Trustees haven’t come out of closed session yet, but they’re expected any moment. As people wait, some are drooling over a large chocolate cake on a table in the middle of the board room. The cake is to congratulate the Stagg High Mesa team, who won a national championship late last month. Here is [...]

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Union wants Arne Duncan to quit

The nations’s largest teachers union wants Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to resign according to the Associated Press. Here’s the Washington Post’s feed on the topic.   The article says the “tipping point” for some in the union is that  Duncan spoke in support of a California judge’s ruling against teacher tenure laws.     

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SUSD board meeting agenda

Feel free to take your time over the three day weekend to read this: Stockton Unified’s Tuesday night agenda.

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UPDATE Upcoming SUSD information

UPDATE SUSD’s second public hearing on the LCAP will now be held in conjunction with the District English Language Advisory Council meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at the Professional Development Center at 1503 St. Mark’s Plaza, which is at Pershing Avenue and March Lane. Stockton Unified trustees are scheduled to vote on a final spending plan at [...]

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Not Live LincolnUSD – Last night’s meeting

There was a small crowd for last night’s Lincoln Unified School District board meeting. The meeting lasted about 1 hour and 15 minutes before trustees went back into closed session. Some topics from last night: – Thomas Crocker has been hired as the district’s new Director of Special Education. – Lincoln High will renovate its [...]

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SUSD Live – back to LCAP/signing off

Huntoon joked that she was taking a nap (although, I’m just not sure that Garcia called the item properly to begin with. Instead of asking for a presentation, she only asked for comments). I’ll have a full story soon on all the LCAP happenings – so won’t spoil that all here. Signing off to make [...]

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