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San Diego Explained

Examining issues affecting San Diego with our partners at voiceofsandiego.org

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 07:41 PM PST

Why Graduation Rates Have Reached All-Time High

Why Graduation Rates Have Reached All-Time High

It isn’t always clear how graduation rates are determined. Although graduation rates appear to be at an all-time high, what exactly does that mean? NBC 7’s Monica Dean and the Voice of San Diego’s education reporter Mario Koran explain.

Friday, Dec 16, 2016 at 11:22 AM PST

San Diego Explained: The Politics of Alcohol Permits

San Diego Explained: The Politics of Alcohol Permits

Permits to sell alcohol can sometimes cause predatory business practices and contentious political battles.

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 04:00 PM PST

SDE: Future San Marcos Water Shortage Just a Figment

SDE:  Future San Marcos Water Shortage Just a Figment

On paper, there’s enough water for San Diegans for years to come. The exception is in San Marcos.

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 at 07:18 PM PST

SD Explained: School Field Turf Falling Apart Across City

SD Explained: School Field Turf Falling Apart Across City

Several tax payer-funded artificial turf fields at schools across San Diego County are withstanding the punishment of weather and normal use. Now FieldTurf, the only company city school officials did business with, is working to take care of faulty fields. NBC 7's Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego's Ashly McGlone explain.

Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016 at 07:52 PM PDT

Guide to San Diego Unified School Choices -- How to Enroll

Guide to San Diego Unified School Choices -- How to Enroll

Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego’s Mario Koran explain how parents can enroll their kids in school outside of their neighborhoods, to avoid low performing schools.

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