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Encinal High Teacher Fights Transfer Amid Racial Allegations

Brian Rodriguez and supporters rally outside of AUSD offices, July 21, 2014. (Facebook)

An Encinal High School teacher and his supporters are hoping that today, her last day with the district, Alameda Unified School District Superintendent Kirsten Vital will reverse his mandated transfer from Encinal High to the Alameda Science and Technology Institute (ASTI).

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Measure A Exemption Deadline Approaching

The annual filing deadline for an exemption from AUSD’s parcel tax is Monday. (File Photo)

Senior citizens and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients that want to file an exemption from Alameda Unified School District’s parcel tax must do so by close of business, Monday, June 30th.

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School Supe Kirsten Vital Signs up with Capistrano USD

Alameda Unified School District Superintendent Kirsten Vital is moving to the Capistrano Unified School District (Courtesy photo.)

Alameda Unified School District Superintendent Kirsten Vital has been named the Superintendent of the Capistrano Unified School District in Orange County, officials at that school district announced yesterday.

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Alameda School District to Continue Use of Defiance Suspensions That Disproportionately Affect Students of Color

Alameda Unified School District has no plans to follow other California districts and ban willful defiance suspensions. (File Photo)

Despite a persistent achievement gap, and a disproportionate use of the subjective “willful defiance” suspension among African American and Hispanic students in Alameda schools, Alameda Unified School District officials have no plans follow the path of [...]

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Solar Power Advocates Pushing AUSD Have Ties to Solar Power Vendor

A non-profit pushing solar power on AUSD has ties to a solar power equipment vendor. (File Photo)

Updated, 8:05 p.m., June 9th -Tom Kelly of KoytoUSA provided a response.

A group of renewable energy advocates that operate under multiple names, and whom are pushing to the Alameda Unified School District to adopt their Solar Master [...]

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School District to Start Drafting Bond Ballot Language

The Alameda Unified School District Board of Trustees is moving forward on plans for a bond ballot measure in November. (File Photo)

The Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) Board of Trustees is expected to give the go-ahead to staff on Tuesday night to start drafting language for a tax bond measure for the November 2014 [...]

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AUSD Board to Vote on Charter School Lease Facilities Agreement Tonight

The Alameda Unified School District Board of Trustees is expected to vote tonight on a facilities lease agreement for two charter schools. (File Photo)

After a tumultuous week, parents at the Nea and Alameda Community Learning Center (ACLC) public schools may get some clarity on an outstanding facilities question tonight.

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School District Inches Towards November Tax Bond Ballot Measure

The Alameda Unified School District is inching towards voting on tax bond measure in June, for the November ballot. (File Photo)

The average property owner in Alameda could pay an additional $243 per year in school taxes if the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) sets it sights on raising the maximum possible amount through a [...]

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Citizen’s Group Schedules Forum On Responsible School Board Governance

Dear Editor,

Alameda Citizens Task Force (ACT) invites the public to attend a panel presentation and audience discussion on Responsible School Board Governance. In November, 2014 Alamedans will be electing two AUSD School Board trustees and voting on a proposed AUSD Tax Bond Measure.

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Alameda Police Arrest Juvenile with BB Gun

Alameda police arrested a juvenile with a BB gun near an Alameda school today.

Alameda police arrested a juvenile this morning after an Island High School parent reported to police that someone at the school had a gun.

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