Friday, April 29, 2011

Modern School: San Francisco’s “All-Cuts” Budget

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Agenda--May 11-12, 2011 - State Board of Education (CA Dept of Education)

Agenda--May 11-12, 2011 - State Board of Education (CA Dept of Education)

Agenda--May 11-12, 2011

Agenda and other related materials for the California State Board of Education (SBE) meeting to be held on May 11-12, 2011.
State Board Members

Michael W. Kirst, President
Trish Williams, Vice President

James Aschwanden
Yvonne Chan
Carl Cohn
Aida Molina
James C. Ramos
Patricia A. Rucker
Ilene W. Straus
Connor Cushman, Student Member

Secretary & Executive Officer

Hon. Tom Torlakson

Interim Executive Director

Patricia de Cos

Schedule of Meeting

Location

Wednesday, May 11, 2011
9:00 a.m. Pacific Time +

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Closed Session – IF NECESSARY
(The public may not attend.)

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, California 95814
916-319-0827

The Closed Session (1) may commence earlier than 9:00 a.m.; (2) may begin at or before 9:00 a.m., be recessed, and then be reconvened later in the day; or (3) may commence later than 9:00 a.m.


San Diego EA members protest Layoffs « State of Emergency

San Diego EA members protest Layoffs « State of Emergency

San Diego EA members protest Layoffs

Educators and parents protest layoffs in San Diego

Roughly 150 parents educators and students rallied outside Jefferson Elementary School in San Diego Friday morning, April 29, 2011. Parents and educators surrounded all four corners of a busy intersection, receiving loud cheers and honks of support from the city’s commuters in protest of the San Diego School Board’s decision to lay off one out of every six educators.

Friday’s San Diego Education Association layoff rally brings the total of parents, educators and community

San Diego EA members protest layoffs

Roughly 150 parents, educators and students rallied outside of Jefferson Elementary School in San Diego Friday morning, April 29, 2011. Parents and educators surrounded all four corners of University and Utah, receiving loud cheers and honks of support from the city’s commuters in protest of the school board’s decision to lay off one out of six educators.

Today’s San Diego Education Association layoff rally at Jefferson Elementary brings the total of parents, educators and community members who have gathered to protest layoffs to roughly 6,500! Jefferson’s rally was the thirty-second in SDEA’s ongoing series of rolling rallies across the district to fight the school board’s decision to lay off one out of six educators

SDEA’s State of Emergency Week activities will include a school board meeting rally on May 10, a Day of the Teacher Mexican food social event on May 11, and participation in the huge rally drawing public education supporters from throughout the area on Friday, May 13, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at San Diego’s Embarcadero Marina Park North.

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