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These were the top stories for the week of Feb. 28 – March 6, 2011.
Special education students have dwindled in San Diego Unified. It could be a sign that schools are treading more carefully before labeling children disabled.
When school districts lay off teachers, the newest ones are the first to go, which hurts some schools more than others.
Does it make sense to buy in a market where prices are reasonable, but at risk of falling further, while monthly payments are at rock-bottom levels? That depends on whether you care more about the future of home prices or of monthly payments.
The increases come as the city faces a $56.7 million budget gap and tries to keep other employee salaries steady.
Our sunny city has seen a flake or two in its time.
We talk tradeoffs, downtown and how the big list can still be changed.
Local school districts have been reluctant to aggressively back the governor’s plan to end redevelopment, even though it will benefit education statewide.
Most of the redevelopment money would pay for affordable housing, public infrastructure and parks, but that’s not the case everywhere in the city.
San Diego Unified is investigating Chollas View school over allegations of harassment and intimidation.
Millions in downtown redevelopment funds traditionally used to repair and maintain downtown schools can now be used to spare teachers. That changes the political calculus for San Diego Unified as it tries to lessen layoffs.