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Six Alameda Schools Evacuated Today due to Gas Scare

Otis, Lum, Wood, Ruby Bridges, Haight, and the Academy of Alameda schools were evacuated today over a gas leak scare. (File Photo)

Six Alameda schools were evacuated today over a gas leak scare.

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School District Takes Almost Two Months for Non-response to Public Records Request

The Alameda Unified School District has taken almost two months to provide a non-response to a public records request. (File Photo)

On August 28th, in an attempt to understand apparent discrepancies between information released to different local news outlets by the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD), Action Alameda News made a lawful public records request [...]

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Daniel Davenport voted as Nea Governing Board parent member for 2014-2016

Dear Editor,

“It takes a village to raise a child.” That concept drives my participation in educational governing decisions at Nea Community Learning Center.

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School District Projected to Have Back-to-Back Deficits

The Alameda school district is on track for back-to-back deficits.

The Alameda Unified School District is on track for its second financial deficit in as many fiscal years, officials say.

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Third Campus is a Charm for Charters

ACLC and Nea’s new location at 1900 Third Street. (Photo collage by Robert Cassard)

by Bara Waters

Sometimes the third time is the charm – at least for Alameda public charter schools, Nea and Alameda Community Learning Center (ACLC). Both schools have been shuffled around in recent years, but are settling in for the [...]

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School District Holds Firm on Redaction of Information in Public Records Request

The Alameda Unified School District is holding firm on redacting the identities of Encinal High School Staff who complained about a teacher there. (Google Street View)

The Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) is holding firm on the redaction of information in documents released pursuant to a public records request for complaint letters against a controversial [...]

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School Board Race is Three for Two

Three candidates are vying for two seats on the Alameda Unified School District Board of Trustees. (File Photo)

The extended nominating period for candidates for the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) Board of Trustees closed yesterday. Three candidates will vie for two seats this November.

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Free Vaccination Clinic for Uninsured K-5 Students

Alameda Family Services is providing a free back-to-school vaccination clinic for uninsured K-5 students.

When: Thursday, August 21, 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. by appointment – Please call 510-612-7807 Where: 1900 3rd Street, (Portable 27) Alameda, CA

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School District Appoints Interim Superintendent at $180,000 Salary

The Alameda Unified School District has appointed Sean McPhetridge Interim Superintendent. (LinkedIn)

Last night, the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) Board of Trustees approved an agreement appointing former employee Sean McPhetridge Interim Superintendent, at a salary of $180,000 per year.

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School District Releases Teacher Complaint Letters but in Redacted Form

AUSD has released redacted complaint forms against transferred teacher Brian Rodrigues. (File Photo)

In response to a public records request, the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) has released to Action Alameda News a number of Encinal High School teacher and staff complaints about a teacher involuntarily transferred to another school, but in a redacted form.

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