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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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Open Letter to School Board on Cell Phone Attennae

Dear Superintendent and Board Members:

This is a recap of facts on the school cell phone antenna issues that this community wants resolved. As you are all aware, AT&T has cell phone antennas on top of Maya Lin School and on Wood Middle School; Sprint had them on Wood Middle School until this July, and [...]

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Sean McPhetridge to Return as Interim School Superintendent

The Alameda Unified School District is looking to bring Sean McPhetridge back as Interim Superintendent. (LinkedIn)

The Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) Board of Trustees is expected to approve on August 12th the appointment of Sean McPhetridge as Interim Superintendent.


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School Board Candidate Solana Henneberry Negotiating Voluntary Bankruptcy Proceedings

AUSD School Board candidate Solana Henneberry and husband Mike Henneberry, of the City of Alameda Planning board, evidently filed for voluntary bankruptcy in 2010.

BREAKING – Alameda Unified School District Board of Trustees candidate Solana Henneberry, and her husband, are apparently still navigating the waters of a voluntary personal bankruptcy filing submitted to the courts [...]

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School Board Candidate Drops Shadow Campaign Citing Registrar of Voters Censorship

Leland Traiman dropped his idea for a school board shadow campaign citing Registrar of Voters censorship. (File photo)

An Alameda resident has dropped a shadow campaign intended to dog an Alameda Unified School District Trustee up for election this fall, citing censorship on the part of the Alameda County Registrar of Voters.


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