Seven LBUSD high schools recognized as among best in US

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…

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

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…

Three LB sites honored as California Distinguished Schools

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…