California Education Leaders to President Trump: We Will Protect Immigrant Students from Discrimination and Attack

Posted: Thursday, March 23rd 2017


Representatives from the San Diego Unified School District, Sweetwater Union High School District, San Diego Community College District, and Southwestern Community College will hold a press conference to announce their signing of an amicus brief on behalf of schools and educators supporting Santa Clara County’s challengeto President Trump’s executive order targeting sanctuary jurisdictions.

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Thousands of San Diego Unified Students become Part of History by Participating in Sri-Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run

Posted: Monday, March 20th 2017


KUSI's Ed Lenderman was live from San Diego Unified's Peace Run kick off at Freese Elementary this morning. Students from 12 San Diego Unified Schools in grades K-12 will participate in an International Peace Run starting Monday, March 20. The Peace Run will conclude at Hoover High School on Wednesday, March 23 with a grand finale reception. Superintendent Cindy Marten will be in attendance along with students from the various participating schools.

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Schools Throughout San Diego Unified Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Posted: Friday, March 17th 2017


St. Patrick’s day festivities are taking place with traditional Celtic celebrations at various school sites today. Holding to the belief that "Everyone is a little bit Irish on St. Patrick’s Day," The San Diego Unified School district is proud to celebrate diversity and embrace multi-culture festivities and events within our schools.

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Hundreds of Students Proudly Celebrate Art & Diversity at San Diego Unified’s Art Exhibit 2017

Posted: Wednesday, March 15th 2017


San Diego Unified continues Arts Education month with art showcases that encourage students to create, innovate, and inspire others to embrace diversity and dream big.The San Diego Unified School District invites the community to experience its annual Student Art Exhibit. Over the next three weeks, San Diego Unified will present a diverse array of 590 artwork pieces by students in grades K-12.

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District scores above average on new state accountability system

Posted: Wednesday, March 15th 2017


California launched its new accountability system and San Diego Unified scores are above average on four of the five indicators reported in this early stage of implementation. 

The district achieved the “green” level, which is the second highest level and the state target, on four of the five indicators - Suspension rate, Graduation rate, English language arts, and Mathematics. On the fifth indicator, English learner progress, the district mark was “yellow” or median performance.

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Washington Elementary Students Celebrate Pi Day

Posted: Tuesday, March 14th 2017


Happening today at Washington Elementary, students are celebrating Pi day. Not pie as in apple pie, Pi as in the mathematical symbol 3.14. Pi day is celebrated nationwide every year on March 14th.
Students in Ms. David’s 3rd grade class are celebrating today with STEAM curriculum. Steam stands for science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The STEAM programs also focus on getting more girls interested in what has traditionally been male- dominated careers.

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