The proposed changes, which are still years away, include seven new academic buildings, three new sports facilities, two new parking structures, and dozens of other renovations and upgrades.
If approved, the raise will be retroactive to July 2021. It’s in line with the pay bump teachers already received.
A new poll found that Measure Q, which would raise property taxes to fund school improvements, is a toss-up.
An Oct. 21 letter sent to local members of the California School Employees Association said leadership failed to seek approval from members on key decisions, and also alleged that the local chapter was planning to break away from the state organization.
With Black and Hispanic youth being hit especially hard, the percentage of students meeting math and English standards dropped significantly during the pandemic.
“Tipsters can send reports on anything from school threats they’ve seen or overheard to personal crises including sexual harassment, self-harm, abuse, bullying and depression,” The LBUSD said.
The school district’s Grow Your Own partnership with LBCC will speed students toward a teaching career and give them a conditional contract if they return to Long Beach.
Frustrated teachers writing about why they left the profession has practically become its own subgenre, but one LBUSD teacher struck a chord when he bucked the trend.
“I spent much of the last month worried that a student could die in my classroom,” a special education teacher from Poly High School said about the LBUSD’s lack of preparation for September’s intense heat wave.
LBUSD assistant superintendent over elementary schools Brian Moskovitz said the enrollment bump has been welcome good news as the district comes out of the COVID-19 pandemic.