Friday, March 1, 2019

On Friday, the Oakland Unified School District reached a tentative agreement with the teachers union that would end the 7-day strike. This week, Louis and John provide an update on the agreement, which is expected to be voted on by the union membership this weekend.

Striking teachers in Los Angeles and Oakland have drawn attention to the critical shortage of school nurses in a state with one of the nation’s highest student to nurse ratios. Melinda Landau, who runs San Jose Unified’s health and family support program, explains what one district is doing to attract and retain nurses.

And Cory Koedel, author of a study on California school pension costs, gives a preview of what he and other panelists will discuss at an EdSource webinar on Wednesday, March 6 from 1 to 2 pm  on the pension predicament. (You can sign up here). 

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