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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.

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Tentative Agenda Items for Next Week’s School Board Meeting

The school district board will tentatively hear an update on the use of Measure A funds at next week’s meeting. (File Photo)

At Tuesday’s school board meeting, the Board of Trustees will tentatively receive a presentation on the use of Measure A funds, and an update on the charter school facilities task force.

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School Parcel Tax Exemption Deadline Approaching

The deadline to apply for an exemption to the school district Measure A parcel tax is June 28, 2013. (Action Alameda News)

The Alameda Unified School District notified the media today that the deadline for senior citizens and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients to apply for an exemption from the current school parcel tax is [...]

California Supreme Court Says State Can Ax Redevelopment Agencies

In a ruling released today, the California Supreme Court has ruled that the State of California can legally abolish local redevelopment agencies. Earlier this year, the State introduced legislation to do just that, to preserve funding for the K-12 schools, and the California Redevelopment Association sued.

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Negotiations at an Impasse, Alameda Teachers Call for Emergency Meeting

Late yesterday, Alameda Unified School District Superintendent’s Assistant Kerri Lonergan released a media statement announcing that the school district and the teachers’ union are officially at an impasse. The teachers’ union has called for all-teachers emergency meeting.

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Alameda County Tax Bill Mailings Underway

Staffers at the Alameda County Treasurer-Tax Collector’s office have advised Action Alameda News that the annual mailing of property tax bills has begun.

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School District Parcel Tax Oversight Committee Named

The Alameda Unified School District has named the members for the 2011/12 committee that will oversee the implementation of the parcel tax that voters approved earlier this year, which will run for seven years, and first appear on property tax bills in the coming weeks.

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AUSD Superintendent Contract on Agenda Tonight

The Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) Board of Trustees is set to vote tonight on a new employment contract with Superintendent Kirsten Vital that would maintain her $204,225 per year salary, and add 3% increases and $15,000 annual performance bonuses for four years, beginning July 1 2011 and ending June 30, 2015.

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School District Files Response to Parcel Tax Lawsuit

Last week, the Alameda Unified School District filed a response to a lawsuit filed against the district over a 7-year parcel tax ballot measure that passed in March. The filing was six days late, coming after the August 4th deadline.

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AUSD Wraps up Old Parcel Taxes, Prepares to Administer New Tax

Tonight, the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) will wrap up two past local parcel taxes, and make preparations to implement a new, 7-year parcel tax approved by voters this past March.

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