NEWS RELEASE: San Diego Unified’s Board of Education to Consider Endorsing Proposed Senate Bill 30

Posted: Tuesday, April 25th 2017

SAN DIEGO (April 24, 2017) - On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, the San Diego Unified School District’s board members will consider endorsing California State Senator Ricardo Lara’s proposed Senate Bill 30 which would prohibit the state from awarding or renewing a public contract with any person who provides goods or services to the Federal Government for construction of a wall, fence, or barrier along California’s Southern Border.

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NEWS RELEASE: San Diego Unified’s Superintendent Heads to State Capitol

Posted: Thursday, April 20th 2017

SAN DIEGO (April 20, 2017) – San Diego Unified School District Superintendent Cindy Marten will travel to Sacramento this morning to meet with state leaders on education funding. California is currently ranked 46th in the nation on per pupil funding, and San Diego Unified is one of many districts across the state facing a spending shortfall for next year.

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NEWS RELEASE: San Diego Unified Achieves Highest Graduation Rate Among Large California Districts

Posted: Tuesday, April 11th 2017

SAN DIEGO – Today, the State of California released the official graduation rate data for the Class of 2016, and San Diego Unified ranked first among the top 5 largest districts – ahead of Los Angeles, San Francisco, Long Beach and Fresno. The state put the final graduation rate number for San Diego Unified at 91.2 percent – within a percentage point of the district’s own internal estimate or “on track” number released last spring. 

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MEDIA ADVISORY: San Diego Unified Launches New Food Recovery Program; Donating 7,000 Pounds of Food for Community Hunger Relief Efforts

Posted: Friday, April 7th 2017

WHAT: Just in time for Earth Month, San Diego Unified is announcing the Love Food Not Waste San Diego Unified School District food recovery and rescue program. This pilot program offers an avenue for leftover food from the school meal program to be diverted from the landfill to hunger relief efforts. In the month of February 2017 the pilot program rescued more than 7,000 pounds of food, equating to more than 5,900 recovered meals.  (YTD:  25,500 recovered meals)

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MEDIA ADVISORY: More than 100 San Diego Youth to Play at Copley Symphony Hall San Diego Unified Students Present High School Honors Concert

Posted: Thursday, April 6th 2017

WHAT: Student musicians from 12 San Diego Unified School District high schools will perform at the Jacobs Music Center Symphony Hall. Students will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play on the San Diego Symphony stage.

The students were selected by audition to perform major band and orchestral works under the direction of guest conductors Albert Jeung, Director of Orchestras in the Capistrano Unified Schools District and Dr. Shannon Kitelinger, San Diego State University Director of Bands.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: San Diego Unified’s ULTIMATE Spring Break FUN guide

Posted: Thursday, March 30th 2017

WHAT: Media is invited to visit the City Heights Recreation center for information on fun and free resources provided by The San Diego Unified School District that parents can take advantage of this Spring Break. San Diego Unified’s Spring break runs from March 27 through 31for traditional schools and March 27through April 25 for year round schools.

WHERE: City Heights Recreation Center 4380 Landis St., 92105

WHEN: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.


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NEWS RELEASE - State Launches New Accountability System; San Diego Unified Scores Above Average

Posted: Wednesday, March 15th 2017

State Launches New Accountability System; San Diego Unified Scores Above Average 

SAN DIEGO – California today launched its new state accountability and continuous improvement system that provides a wealth of new information regarding performance to parents and educators and assists stakeholders in engaging with districts in productive conversations around the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP). 

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