Renewable energy company Abengoa is fighting for its financial life. The company and its subsidiaries have received nearly $3 billion from the government.Read More →
A magnet school in Newbury Park, Calif., has earned a top 10 designation from the National Wildlife Federation, the Ventura County Star reports. The Environmental Academy of Research Technology and Earth Sciences — known as EARTHS — was cited for its outdoor living labs, habitat, recycling and water and energy conservation.
America’s most powerful union bosses are running a national smear campaign against ten of the workers who pay their checks.Read More →
A lawsuit filed by Grossmont Union High School District has the potential to put more than 1,000 students in San Diego County at risk. On Thursday, charter school supporters rallied outside the school to draw attention to the issue and keep open the five schools, all of which serve students who struggle in traditional schools.
CBS8 has […]
For struggling school districts, some find that becoming an all or mostly charter district is the best way to serve kids. That is the case, for example, in post-Katrina New Orleans, where the city used the catastrophe of a hurricane to remake its public education system, which is now thriving.
The L.A. Times reports that the Los Angeles […]
The Charter School of San Diego, the Southern California city’s first, has been awarded the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award, presented annually for “performance excellence through innovation, improvement and visionary leadership.”
CSSD is a student-focused school, dedicated to creating (with parents) an individualized approach to each student. The school was cited for its high student and parent satisfaction, high […]