The district measure will appear on the March ballot with a statewide construction bond measure that could provide matching funds to many districts.
West Contra Costa Unified school board agrees to keep superintendent at the helm while searching for ways to bridge $48 million budget gap.
A $48 million budget deficit is threatening the job of Superintendent Matthew Duffy. A special school board meeting on Friday is expected to focus on possible termination of his contract.
Bay Area district saved some tutor positions at reduced hours after critics said eliminating the positions would hurt the neediest students.
Frustration with the pace of redesign surfaces at Stege Elementary, selected for an overhaul as one of California's lowest-performing schools.
Like Oakland Unified, West Contra Costa faces budget deficits and sought help from its county office of education.
De Anza High School in West Contra Costa Unified in the East Bay has seen its graduation rate rise higher than the statewide average from 2014-15 to 2017-18.
A commitment to save a California school includes a groundbreaking agreement between the teachers' union and school district.
Charter school association says report, commissioned by the West Contra Costa Unified School District, is “pure propaganda.”
West Contra Costa Unified’s superintendent and teachers’ union president work together on videos to attract families to district schools.
The West Contra Costa Unified School District has embarked on an 18-month plan to redesign a struggling East Bay school. Will it succeed?
Many, especially first-year teachers, are spending more than 30 percent of their income on rent, exceeding the federal cutoff for affordable housing.
West Contra Costa Unified is one of the latest California school districts to agree to switch from at-large to by-district elections in 2020. The goal is to have the board reflect the community's diversity.
School boards in West Contra Costa Unified, Los Angeles Unified and Oakland Unified have all expressed concerns about the growth of charter schools.
West Contra Costa Unified schools and charter schools participate together in first-ever education fair to help educate parents about their options.