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EdSource stories tagged with: West Contra Costa Unified School District
October 21, 2019
Bay Area district saved some tutor positions at reduced hours after critics said eliminating the positions would hurt the neediest students.
October 17, 2019
Frustration with the pace of redesign surfaces at Stege Elementary, selected for an overhaul as one of California's lowest-performing schools.
July 18, 2019
Like Oakland Unified, West Contra Costa faces budget deficits and sought help from its county office of education.
July 9, 2019
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.
June 13, 2019
A commitment to save a California school includes a groundbreaking agreement between the teachers' union and school district.
June 7, 2019
Charter school association says report, commissioned by the West Contra Costa Unified School District, is “pure propaganda.”
May 14, 2019
West Contra Costa Unified’s superintendent and teachers’ union president work together on videos to attract families to district schools.
May 13, 2019
The West Contra Costa Unified School District has embarked on an 18-month plan to redesign a struggling East Bay school. Will it succeed?
April 17, 2019
Many, especially first-year teachers, are spending more than 30 percent of their income on rent, exceeding the federal cutoff for affordable housing.
March 25, 2019
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.
February 28, 2019
School boards in West Contra Costa Unified, Los Angeles Unified and Oakland Unified have all expressed concerns about the growth of charter schools.
January 29, 2019
West Contra Costa Unified schools and charter schools participate together in first-ever education fair to help educate parents about their options.
December 20, 2018
Oakland Unified teachers union president says educators are “fed up” with low salaries and poor working conditions.
December 4, 2018
The West Contra Costa Unified School Board for the first time in its history has a Latina majority who will now join in the tough task of making $12 million in budget cuts to help pay for salary increases for teachers and other employees in a region with soaring housing costs.
November 3, 2018
School board races in Oakland Unified and West Contra Costa Unified attract contributions