Ready for the Fall - Back to School on August 31

Posted: Thursday, June 18th 2020

San Diego Unified schools will reopen in the fall with a focus on health and safety, according to a vote on June 16 by the Board of Education. Students will have a choice of attending class either on campus, online or a combination of both.

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Expanding Horizons: Keeping students engaged with our biggest summer initiative yet

Posted: Sunday, June 7th 2020

We did it, together we have reached the end of what has been a very unusual year for learning and for life.  As the COVID-19 crisis struck and derailed normal life in our country, we managed to migrate an entire school district online in just a few short weeks. Our teachers, students and families' commitment to learning should serve as a source of pride for our entire city and state.

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San Diego Unified's valedictorians and salutatorians for the Class of 2020

Posted: Friday, June 5th 2020

One of the most memorable academic accomplishments a student can achieve is to be awarded the title of valedictorian, which is typically reserved for the student who graduates with the highest cumulative GPA out of their entire senior class. Traditionally, the title of salutatorian is given to the second highest-ranking student in a graduating class. All are students who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement during their years of high school.

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No Place for Hate: San Diego Unified schools recognized for continued stand against racism, intolerance

Posted: Sunday, May 31st 2020

There is no place for hate in San Diego Unified schools.

A total of 76 schools in San Diego County have been awarded a No Place for Hate designation from The Anti-Defamation League of San Diego for the 2019-2020 school year.

More than 40 percent of those schools are in the San Diego Unified School District.

Schools throughout San Diego County participated in this year’s No Place for Hate program, with the majority hailing from San Diego Unified School and Poway Unified Districts.

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Parents as Partners: Focusing resources, ideas, and strategies to ensure student success at home

Posted: Sunday, May 31st 2020

Through no fault of their own, families of school-aged children are being pulled in many directions right now. The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on everyone, including San Diego Unified parents, caregivers and students.

From concerns over finances and job security, to questions about health and safety, the unknown can seem overwhelming at times. That’s also true right now when it comes to a child’s education.

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