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EdSource stories tagged with: West Contra Costa Unified School District
June 10, 2020
Oakland Unified board to consider eliminating district police force, West Contra Costa Unified teachers urge board to rid police on campuses.
April 17, 2020
Educators and community members in Oakland Unified and West Contra Costa Unified have established several fundraisers and other campaigns.
April 9, 2020
Students talk about how they and their families are coping with the coronavirus lockdown.
April 3, 2020
The governor issued an executive order allowing virtual meetings, as long as the public has access.
April 3, 2020
California teachers have had to be creative to keep students learning after campuses shut down in March.
March 10, 2020
Stege Elementary in Richmond was primed to reinvent itself from one of California's lowest performing schools to one that helped its black and Latino students achieve academically. Instead, the school faces teacher layoffs.
February 27, 2020
Teachers to receive layoff notices next week, but district hopes to rescind many by negotiating other cost-cutting solutions with unions.
February 6, 2020
West Contra Costa Unified is eyeing to cut $32 million from next year's budget including teaching jobs. Layoff notices will go out by March 15.
January 17, 2020
The school board and others in West Contra Costa Unified did not approve a plan to convert six elementary schools into K-8 schools next year.
January 15, 2020
Parents want the district to allocate $7.2 million to improve services for the district’s 5,000 African-American students.
January 14, 2020
West Contra Costa school board on Wednesday to begin reviewing suggestions for nearly $50 million in cuts over two years to balance budget.
January 10, 2020
Cutting nearly $40 million in West Contra Costa Unified triggers layoff worries, stirs distrust and puts superintendent’s job in jeopardy.
November 22, 2019
The district measure will appear on the March ballot with a statewide construction bond measure that could provide matching funds to many districts.
November 19, 2019
West Contra Costa Unified school board agrees to keep superintendent at the helm while searching for ways to bridge $48 million budget gap.
November 15, 2019
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.