NEWS RELEASE – Scripps Ranch High School celebrates new facilities, community garden dedicated to memory of beloved student

Posted: Thursday, May 23rd 2019


May 23, 2019 

SAN DIEGO –  Tragedy met inspiration for Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) and San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) on Wednesday, with the completion of the school’s 15,000-square-foot classroom hall, athletic field renovations, and a new community garden named after a senior who died in a DUI crash more than twenty years ago. 

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Above & Beyond awards recognize exemplary individuals making a difference in Special Education

Posted: Friday, May 17th 2019


The Community Advisory Committee for Special Education in collaboration with the San Diego Unified School District held the "Above and Beyond" awards ceremony on May 16th at Roosevelt IB Middle School.

The annual event recognizes individuals who have been exemplary in their commitment to improve educational outcomes of students with disabilities. The honorees include special education technicians, teachers and school staff, community members, parents, and even students who have gone "above and beyond" in their service to special education programs.

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The everyday heroes who keep our schools running strong: Meet the 2019 Classified Employees of the Year

Posted: Friday, May 17th 2019


From the time San Diego children board a school bus to the time they return home at the end of the day, every aspect of their learning experience is impacted by a classified school employee. Custodians, office clerks, landscapers, bus drivers, special education assistants, landscapers, cafeteria workers, police officers and more: these are the dedicated men and women who comprise the backbone of California’s second- largest school district, the behind-the-scenes champions who keep the city’s schools running.

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San Diego Unified students show “extraordinary levels of academic achievement,” according to new study by the Learning Policy Institute

Posted: Friday, May 17th 2019


A new study by the Learning Policy Institute (LPI) has found San Diego Unified students -- including those from historically disadvantaged groups -- are reaching “extraordinary levels of academic achievement.” Co-authored by the new State Board of Education Chairwoman, Linda Darling-Hammond, the report found African-American and Latino students in San Diego Unified are “defying trends and exceeding the performance of students of similar backgrounds in other districts across the state.” The

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Students find bridge to college with San Diego Promise program

Posted: Thursday, May 9th 2019


“Free college tuition!” Unsurprisingly, the words caught Marcelo Cong’s eye while he was a student at Mira Mesa High School. He had dreams of a career in aerospace engineering but had faced some obstacles after his family emigrated to San Diego from Brazil.

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