Last night, a district committee presented a number of ideas to the Board of Education.
They include new community centers, a living laboratory community garden, a professional development and business center for the district and a district library storage facility.
Also mentioned were a new charter school, a long-term homeless shelter for women and children and a Boy Scouts facility.
The seven school sites range from three to ten acres each.
The Board of Education will have to take action on the recommendations.
The plan to raise tuition at the University of California is expected to be approved Thursday.
Over the objections of Gov. Jerry Brown, a UC Board of Regents committee has approved President Janet Napolitano’s proposal to raise tuition 5 percent in each of the next five school years – unless the state increases UC funding.
Using art to teach a student math may sound odd, but a group of educators says it can and should be done. And they’re using a change in how California students are taught as a chance to spread their message.
Leaky roofs, broken-down air conditioning, and faulty fire alarms are some of the problems that the Manteca Unified School District hopes to fix with a $159-million bond measure.
Legislative Republicans are calling on Democrats to reverse a law included in this year’s California budget package that restricts the ability of school districts to build large reserves.