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School District Measure A Oversight Committee Meets Tonight

The school district’s Measure A oversight committee meets tonight. (File Photo)

The Alameda Unified School District’s Measure A Oversight Committee will meet tonight at 6:30 p.m. at district offices at 2060 Challenger Drive. The meeting is open to the public.


Reject AUSD Tax Measure that Subsidizes Private Development

A letter from Action Alameda News publisher David Howard.

For those whose heads were left spinning by the enthusiasm with which the school board majority (Spencer opposed) gave away $4.6 million in cash for $1.95 million in return, here is some context.


Alameda Students Rock at Science Fairs

We Rock, Paper, Scissors team. (Pictured from L to R: last row) Josephine Kientz, Jennifer Sauter, Cordelia Spencer, (second row) Liam Hofmann, Tsaunder Huff and Isabelle Sauter and (sitting) Margaret Konecky. (Courtesy photo)

If it’s spring, it must be science fair season, and local young scientists are taking no prisoners.


District Produces Grant Deeds from 2000 Swap

The City of Alameda and the Alameda Unified School District voted to move forward with a swap to hand back certain parcels from the school district to the City of Alameda.

Responding to an Action Alameda News public records request, the Alameda Unified School District has produced the grant deed that handed the Encinal Terminals [...]

School Board Approves Land Swap Deal with City of Alameda

The Alameda Unified School District Board of Trustees voted 4-1 to approve a land swap deal with the City of Alameda. (File Photo)

Earlier this week, in a 4-1 vote, the Alameda Unified School District Board of Trustees approved a land swap deal with the City of Alameda. Trustee Trish Spencer was the dissenting vote.


AUSD to Trade 29 acres of Land for 20 Acres from City

Alameda County Tax Assessor parcel map of the two AUSD tidelands parcels.

A proposed agreement that the Alameda Unified School District Board of Trustees will vote on tomorrow references two distinct school-district owned Tidelands Trust parcels, bringing to 29.05 acres in total of land that the district will trade to the City of Alameda in [...]

AUSD Giving Away Valuable Property in Land Swap Deal

Dear Editor,

Regarding the AUSD/City of Alameda/Housing Authority land swap deal:

All parties involved met multiple times for months behind closed doors to develop this deal with no public involvement or transparency and announced the deal only last week. AUSD and city employees have presumptuously represented the deal as if it were already approved prior [...]

School District, ACLC, Nea Charter Schools Still Negotiating Site Locations

The school district and Community Learning Center Schools are still negotiating over campus locations for ACLC and Nea for the 2014 to 2015 school year. (File Photo)

A letter released to parents today by Joan Uhler, Community Learning Center Schools (CLCS) Board President, says that the charter school organization has agreed to extend negotiations for [...]

FAQ on City of Alameda, AUSD Swimming Pool Land Swap

We’ve added a frequently asked questions (FAQ) page with background information on the proposed land swap between the City of Alameda and the Alameda Unified School District. Read it here.

Poll: Is the Proposed Land Swap a Fair Deal for the Alameda Unified School District?

City of Alameda and school district officials announced a complex land swap deal this week that would see cash and property exchange hands. School district trustee Trish Spencer asked to see property appraisals for all of the land in question, to be able to do her fiduciary duty for the school district; AUSD Superintendent Kirsten [...]


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