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Maya Lin School Fundraiser, May 11th

Maya Lin School is holding its first annual Havana Night fundraiser. (Action Alameda News)

Maya Lin School is holding a fundraiser on May 11th, its first annual Havana Night.


School District to Hold Special Meeting on Tuesday Regarding Wood School, Junior Jets

The Alameda Unified School District is holding a workshop at Encinal High School regarding the relocation of ACLC charter school to Will C Wood. (Google Street View)

The Alameda Unified School District Board of Trustees have scheduled a workshop for Tuesday, February 19th, at 6:00 p.m. at the Encinal High School Cafeteria to discuss plans [...]

Open Letter to School Board Regarding Maya Lin School

Action Alameda News received a copy of this letter addressed to the Alameda Unified School District Board of Trustees, and the accompanying pictures and captions…Bold and underlining in the original…


General Election Day in Alameda

Jon Murphy, candidate for the Alameda Unified School District Board of Trustees, exits Maya Lin Elementary School after casting his ballot. (Courtesy photo.)

Today is election day, and in addition to national and state-wide races, Alameda voters will cast ballots on a number of local candidates and measures.


Achievement Gap Persists in Alameda Schools

Test score data shows that 13 percent of Alameda schools did not meet API growth targets, and 7 percent of schools declined or remained the same.

Recently released test scores for the 2011 to 2012 school year show that despite improvement in some subgroups of Alameda students, the achievement gap persists.


Back-to-School Report for AUSD Tonight

Tonight, the Alameda Unified School District Board of Trustees will hear a back-to-school preparation report covering staffing, facilities, technology, enrollment and textbooks.


Washington Elementary School to Become Maya Lin

Elementary level Washington School hosted a closing celebration event yesterday, after which the facility will be known the Maya Lin School, pursuing an arts magnet curriculum.