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Seven LBUSD high schools recognized as among best in US

June 18th, 2010 · No Comments · Education, News

Breaking its own record, the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) now boasts an all-time high of seven schools on Newsweek magazine’s annual listing of America’s top high schools. In the just-released rankings, the national magazine picked the best high schools in the US based upon how hard school staffs work to challenge students with […]

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LBUSD, TALB reach tentative agreement on furlough days, contract changes

May 14th, 2010 · No Comments · News

The Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) and the Teachers Association of Long Beach (TALB) have reached a tentative contract agreement that includes five unpaid furlough days next school year, along with other contract changes, in exchange for the preservation of 200 teaching jobs. “We’re pleased that TALB recognizes the severity of the state’s fiscal […]

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LBUSD-backed flexibility bill makes its way to Senate Appropriations Committee

April 30th, 2010 · No Comments · News, Politics

The funding flexibility bill (SB 1396), which was sponsored by Long Beach Unified School District and introduced by Sen. Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach), cleared the Senate Education Committee last week on a 7–0 vote with bipartisan support. The bill relaxes requirements on categorical funds, which are allocated via strict state funding formulas that earmark dollars […]

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Three LB sites honored as California Distinguished Schools

April 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · Education, News

Three elementary schools in the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) are among those selected as 2010 California Distinguished Schools. Last Monday, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O’Connell announced the 484 exemplary California public elementary schools that are being recognized for academic success, and among those are LBUSD schools George Washington Carver Elementary, Naples […]

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District 1 school board candidates condemn state cuts, disagree on local issues

March 19th, 2010 · No Comments · Education, News

By Jennifer E. Beaver Staff Writer Rivals for a seat on the Long Beach School Board were united in their condemnation of Sacramento but divided in their approach to educational solutions during a debate March 3 at Hughes Middle School sponsored by the Long Beach Council PTA. Mary Stanton, a 15-year board veteran and former […]

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