This post originally appeared in the June 16 Morning Report. Get the daily free newsletter in you inbox today, sign up here. Teachers and other district employees of San Diego Unified will be getting a one-time 4.5 percent pay bump next year, according to a tentative agreement between the district and teachers union. The deal […]
A closer look at CARES Act spending in 2020 reveals local school district priorities during the initial phases of the pandemic.
This week on the VOSD Podcast, hosts Scott Lewis, Andrew Keatts and Sara Libby dig into the biggest moments of a Senate confirmation hearing of San Diego Unified Superintendent Cindy Marten.
San Diego’s surveillance ordinance will be back in front of elected officials for a second and possibly final vote on Monday. There doesn’t appear to be any substantive changes to the text since it got the Council’s initial approval in November 2020 and then underwent review by the mayor’s office and heads of the city’s […]
A new project by Voice of San Diego, Year One: COVID-19’s Death Toll, will seek to understand the impact of the pandemic on communities across the county. The first story chronicles wide disparities in education and class among those who died. A team of reporters spent hundreds of hours at the San Diego County archives […]
Lamont Jackson, a former San Diego Unified student and longtime district educator, has been selected as San Diego Unified School District’s new superintendent.
San Diego City Council President Sean-Elo Rivera is proposing a moratorium on no-fault residential evictions. In a statement, Elo-Rivera said action on the local level was needed to prevent more San Diegans from falling into homelessness and to stabilize families still dealing with the impacts of the pandemic. The measure would prevent landlords from tossing […]
This week on the VOSD podcast, hosts Scott Lewis, Andrew Keatts and Sara Libby discuss the mixed messaging that’s coming from the city on outdoor dining structures.
Nationwide, transportation costs are typically the second largest part of a household’s budget, after housing. In Southern California, that can often mean residents chasing cheaper housing end up doing so in favor of more expensive transportation, as with the estimated 50,000 people who work here but live in Riverside County. But as Andrew Keatts shows […]
We know students are heading back to school on April 12. But the distance between that knowledge and a detailed picture of how it will work is enough to fill an entire school semester.