Voters will decide in November whether to change how San Diego Unified School District board members are elected, going from an at-large general election to one in which voters would pick board members by districts.
Point Loma and Ocean Beach public schools are making plans to reopen their campuses following the months-long closure and distance learning forced by the coronavirus pandemic.
Many students in the San Diego Unified School District are calling for the complete defunding of the district’s school police, saying a police presence in schools leads to increased punishment and arrests that disproportionately hurt black and Hispanic students.
The San Diego Unified School District board has passed a $1.5 billion budget that avoids spending cuts and includes $45 million specifically to reopen campuses from their coronavirus-triggered closure.
A six- or seven-day school week, a longer school year, holding classes in a community theater or in a school cafeteria — those are some of the suggestions San Diego County school officials made for schools to reopen in coming months from their coronavirus-driven closure.