Schools

The Board of Education has placed a bond measure on the November ballot that, if passed, would generate nearly $180 million in funding to upgrade Alameda’s schools. As detailed in the most recent language, the money would be used for core needs such as “improving earthquake safety,” “improving heating, cooling, plumbing and electrical systems,” and “replacing leaky roofs.”

John Zugnoni’s letter to the editor (“Allow Oakland Students Here,” June 13) is obviously written from a perspective external to public education in general, and outside of public education in Alameda in particular.

As principals change, opinion on city’s newest school 

Jan Goodman recently retired after eight years as principal of Ruby Bridges Elementary School. Her retirement came with some well-deserved praise; this at the same time we are evaluating the eye-opening decision by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Rolf Treu. In the Vergara v. California case, Treu said current teacher tenure policies in California are unconstitutional.  

Encinal High School

Jhunel Abellon, Maria Acosta, Tait Adams, Lachlan Addicott, Shariffa Ahmed, Emmal Ahmadzaoy, Carlo Alfaro, Ariana Alonso, Brooke Anderson, Stacie Aori, Jeremy Ardourel, Munkhjil Ariunbold, Zachary Bailey, Benjamin Paolo Baquiran, Jessica Barrett, Lawren Bartlett, Francis Bautista, Kendall Beering, Peter Bradas, Simone Bremond, Benjamin Briggance, Brianna Brown, Dashawnte Buress, Brian Cai, Emma Canalin, Lindsay Carnahan, Tyrel Carrigan, Eiza Cataquian, Jade Chan, Qian Chen, Yu Qiang Chen, Yin Hang Cheuk, Warisara Chiewpanit, Bobby Ching, Amber Chiu, Connie Chu, Karisa Coleman, Alyssa Corcino and Brea Cox Taylor.

Should Alameda’s schools go solar? At its last meeting school board members discussed the merits of moving forward with a plan to install solar panels atop Alameda’s public schools.

Read the full story, and more Alameda news at http://webh.it/alamedasun.com. 

 

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