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West Contra Costa Unified School District
May 25, 2023
El Cerrito High School's radio class allows students to host their own radio shows, which they say allows their voices to be heard by a wider audience.
May 2, 2023
The event was the first of its kind at West Contra Costa Unified and was planned for students with extensive support needs.
March 16, 2023
The West Contra Costa Unified school board rejected proposals to reduce hours and cut dozens of school worker positions.
March 10, 2023
The district is proposing to lay off a yet-to-be-determined number of school workers next year, leaving union leaders confused.
March 2, 2023
West Contra Costa Unified will have to cut almost $20 million from its 2024-25 budget in order to remain fiscally solvent, according to a plan approved Wednesday.
February 23, 2023
A middle school science teacher inspires his students by engaging them in his journey preparing to become an astronaut.
February 23, 2023
Tobi Thomas incorporates the knowledge and research from his astronaut training into his middle school science lessons.
February 13, 2023
United Teachers of Richmond will vote this week to ratify the contract
February 9, 2023
The Contra Costa County Office of Education downgraded West Contra Costa Unified's budget certification, requiring the district to develop a plan to cut costs
January 27, 2023
Local teachers unions in the middle of bargaining with their districts want to see community schools included in their contracts.
October 21, 2022
Los Angeles Unified and West Contra Costa Unified hope to move teachers earlier in future years if needed.
September 21, 2022
Staff at Marchus School are also required to undergo training on positive discipline.
August 16, 2022
California districts are using increased state and local funding to improve the free school meals offered to all students
June 2, 2022
Community schools provide many services for kids and families - health care, mental health therapy, housing assistance, and more.
May 24, 2022
Teachers in three school systems learned strategies to help multilingual learners engage with rigorous math assignments.