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Education Nation

A solutions-focused conversation about the state of education in America

Wednesday, Feb 19, 2014 at 09:35 PM PST

Castle Park Middle School Principal Resigns

Castle Park Middle School Principal Resigns

Castle Park Middle School principal Bobby Bleisch has resigned in the wake of an investigation into alleged misconduct, which NBC 7 has confirmed includes sexual harassment. NBC 7’s education reporter Rory...

Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014 at 07:25 PM PST

Sweetwater Makes No Move to Fill Vacant Seat

Sweetwater Makes No Move to Fill Vacant Seat

The deadline has come and gone for the Sweetwater Union High School District to either appoint a new board member or plan an election to fill a vacant seat. As NBC 7’s education reporter Rory Devine explains...

Thursday, Feb 13, 2014 at 12:00 PM PST

Teacher's Aide Kept Working after Border Drug Bust

Teacher's Aide Kept Working after Border Drug Bust

A San Diego Unified special education aide continued working in the classroom after he was arrested at the border with more than $500,000 worth of cocaine and methamphetamine.

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 at 08:05 PM PST

Opposition to District Merger Proposal

Opposition to District Merger Proposal

A Chula Vista city councilwoman’s proposal to combine the Chula Vista and Sweetwater school districts is meeting opposition. The Chula Vista superintendent says he’s not interested. NBC 7’s Wendy Fry has more.

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 at 07:41 AM PST

Proposal: Combine Chula Vista School Districts

Proposal: Combine Chula Vista School Districts

A Chula Vista City Councilmember has presented an idea that would change the way school districts in the city look.

Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 at 01:24 PM PST

Advanced Students Won't Get Left Behind by Common Core: SDUSD

Advanced Students Won't Get Left Behind by Common Core: SDUSD

The district admits they have been late in getting the message out to parents of advanced students.

Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 at 12:51 PM PST

Concern Over Common Core Math

Concern Over Common Core Math

Some San Diego parents have expressed concern that high school students who are advanced in math will be held back when the Common Core curriculum becomes fully implemented in the fall. But the San Diego Unified

Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013 at 09:44 PM PST

Parents Take Homework Challenge

Parents Take Homework Challenge

We’ve all heard the complaints about too much homework. With the new Common Core, focusing on critical thinking skills, some parents and students think the homework situation is only getting worse.

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013 at 08:25 PM PDT

SDUSD State of the District Preview

SDUSD State of the District Preview

Hundreds of teachers in the San Diego Unified School District came out to hear the State of the District address Tuesday night. NBC 7’s education reporter Rory Devine talks with Superintendent Cindy Marten.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 06:34 AM PDT

San Diego Unified Shuffles Teachers

San Diego Unified Shuffles Teachers

By Monday, the San Diego Unified School District will be done shuffling teachers among schools. As NBC 7's education reporter Rory Devine explains, it's all because of enrollment numbers.