MEDIA ADVISORY: San Diego Unified 2018 Day of the Teacher Celebration; Hundreds expected to attend the annual celebration in honor of National Teacher Day

Posted: Friday, May 4th 2018


San Diego Unified 2018 Day of the Teacher Celebration; Hundreds expected to attend the annual celebration in honor of National Teacher Day

WHAT: The Day of the Teacher event honors three outstanding educators who have been named San Diego Unified Teachers of the Year at the elementary, middle and high school levels for 2018. The three Teacher of the Year runners-up and more than 120 Teachers of the Year from individual school sites will also be recognized.

WHEN:  May 8, 2018, 4:30 to 5 p.m. Reception; 5-7 p.m. Day of the Teacher Special Board of Education Celebration

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NEWS RELEASE: San Diego Unified’s National Assessment Scores Increase in Reading and Mathematics

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th 2018


Results from the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), known as the Nation’s Report Card, released today by the U.S. Department of Education show San Diego Unified School District outperformed other large urban districts by demonstrating significant grade-level gains in both reading and mathematics.

San Diego Unified is the only large urban district in the nation to register significant test score increases compared with 2015 in both reading and mathematics in fourth grade, with notable gains made by students eligible for subsidized meals.

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NEWS RELEASE: Serra High School threat investigation concludes with arrest

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st 2018


San Diego Unified School Police today announced the arrest of a juvenile at Serra High School for allegedly making a threat against the school. 

The alleged suspect reportedly told School Police the comment was not meant to be taken seriously. School Police believe the threat to be non-credible, but determined it meets the definition of a criminal threat. 

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Opportunity for parents, community to recognize individuals who contribute to Special Education

Posted: Monday, March 19th 2018


The Special Education Above and Beyond Awards presented by the Community Advisory Committee for Special Education is an opportunity for parents, staff and the community to recognize individuals who have contributed above and beyond the usual expectations in the area of Special Education. Please consider submitting a nomination.

A nominee is an individual who has been exemplary in his/her commitment to improve educational outcomes of students with disabilities.  He/she may be a: 

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District resource teacher appointed to statewide panel for computer science education

Posted: Friday, March 16th 2018


Shirley Miranda, a district resource teacher who previously taught computer science at Morse High School, was recently appointed by State Superintendent Tom Torlakson to the Computer Science Strategic Implementation Plan Panel (CSSIPP), which aims to expand and improve computer science education statewide in grades K–12.

NBC: Shirley Miranda appointed to statewide panel for computer science education 

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A message from the Superintendent about students, school safety

Posted: Thursday, March 15th 2018


Dear San Diego Unified Families: A message regarding our students and school safety

This week, millions of American students took part in peaceful demonstrations against school shootings. I attended one of these demonstrations organized by our high school students. It was truly inspirational to see the thoughtful way our students handled themselves as they confronted this difficult issue. The activities reminded me again how important it is that we provide our young people with a strong education in civics, an obligation San Diego Unified has always embraced.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: San Diego Unified, San Diego Press Club Present ED Talks-- A new education forum for journalists

Posted: Thursday, March 15th 2018


San Diego Unified, San Diego Press Club Present ED Talks: A new education forum for journalists

San Diego journalists are invited to participate in the March Ed Talks, a casual forum hosted by the San Diego Unified School District in collaboration with the San Diego Press Club. The goal is to foster open and civilized conversations about public education.

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