NEWS RELEASE -- San Diego schools, US Defense Department make major announcement in time for Fourth of July

Posted: Thursday, June 30th 2016


The San Diego Unified School District and the US Department of Defense are releasing good news for military families in time for the Fourth of July weekend. The county’s largest school system plans to spend $52 million renovating schools in the Tierrasanta community, which largely serve the children of our nation’s Armed Forces. Construction will begin this month, thanks in part to a large grant from the Department of Defense.

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NEWS RELEASE -- San Diego Unified announces substantial expansion of arts and music programs for the fall

Posted: Tuesday, June 21st 2016


SAN DIEGO – Students in San Diego Unified schools will have access to more musical instruments, new band uniforms and a vast library of sheet music come the new 2016-17 school year. The focus on the arts was announced last week as part of the Superintendent’s priorities for the district’s 2016-17 Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) and 2016-17 budget, which are scheduled for a final vote by the Board of Education at their June 28, 2016 meeting.

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NEWS RELEASE -- San Diego Unified schools sending more than 13,000 computers home with students next school year

Posted: Friday, June 17th 2016


Superintendent Cindy Marten makes announcement on #FollowFriday 

Hosting the first of its occasional #FollowFriday Technology Days, School Board President Dr. Michael McQuary and Trustee Kevin Beiser joined San Diego Unified Superintendent Cindy Marten and Chief Innovation Officer Dan Stoneman to announce more than 13,000 students will get computers to take home for learning outside of school next fall. They made the announcement at Salk Elementary where the first class of kindergarteners completed their school year learning on computers at home and in the classroom.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: East Village High School Fall 2016 Recruitment Event/ Student Showcase and Spring Festival

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th 2016


What:     East Village High School Fall 2016 Recruitment Event/ Student Showcase and Spring Festival

When:    Wednesday, June 15. 4 - 7 p.m.

Where:    East Village High School 1405 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101

Details:   East Village High School (formerly San Diego Early/Middle College), partnered with San Diego City College, welcomes the community to attend its first Recruitment/ Student Showcase and Spring Festival on Wednesday, June 15. Open to prospective 9th-12th grade students and their families, this free event will include:

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NEWS RELEASE -- Superintendent Announces New Framework for Family and Community Engagement for 2016-17

Posted: Thursday, June 9th 2016


Educational research validates that support at home is critical to a student’s academic success. San Diego Unified Superintendent Cindy Marten is making the commitment to enhance family engagement in the 2016-17 school year by implementing a new Framework for Family and Community Engagement. The framework aligns with the district’s Vision 2020 of creating quality schools in every neighborhood and is a priority in the district’s 2016-17 Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP).

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