Fact Check: $18K More Working for the Sheriff’s Department

The vice president of San Diego Police Officers Association claimed veteran San Diego officers could make almost $18,000 more working for the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.

‘We Have to Invest in Our Teachers Once We Hire Them’

While San Diego Unified recognizes that lack of experience can contribute to teacher turnover and staffing instability, it hasn’t talked much about what makes new teachers – especially those in challenging schools – more likely to succeed.

Charting a Path Forward for English-Learning Students

A new report offers some recommendations for how to support English-learning students. San Diego Unified is implementing a few of its own measures, but some big roadblocks still stand in English learners' way.

Lessons from San Diego Schools’ MRAP Debacle

Now that the dust is settling, it’s worth reflecting on a couple key lessons we learned from the whole fiasco.

Fact Check: Peters’ Hit on DeMaio and Equal Pay

Rep. Scott Peters' new ad paints his opponent, Carl DeMaio, as against the Paycheck Fairness Act.

Morning Report: Mayor Goes Big on Climate Law

Faulconer's plan gives progressives what they want, schools turn new page on discipline, councilmen call for water crackdown, and district's military vehicle is still here.

The End of ‘Willful Defiance’ School Punishments (Sort of)

A new law banning some uses of the catch-all category used to punish students is part of a broader shift away from punitive measures like expulsions and out-of-school suspensions that are doled out far more often to students of color.

Culture Report: The Ken Video’s Curtain Call

The Ken Cinema's little brother can't find a savior of its own, new mural projects in Carlsbad and La Jolla and the best local Instagram feeds.

Faulconer’s Plan to Cut Greenhouse Gases Comes With Teeth

The Climate Action Plan Mayor Kevin Faulconer released Tuesday met the benchmark set by local progressives: The plan has legally binding mandates for reductions, not just guidelines.

Morning Report: Inside the ‘Innovation Economy’

County supervisor says "somebody jumped the gun" on pension plan, inside "vent farms" where sick live on life support, Santa Ana fire threat index debuts and UCSD gets sleepy.