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Pomona Unified to lay off employees

Layoffs in Inland Empire

Nine employees of the Pomona Unified School District who work in child development will no longer be district employees by the end of June. All of the employees – eight child care assistants and a medical technician – lack the certification needed for the jobs they now hold and will …

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Superintendent position attracts multiple applicants

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Thirty-five people have applied for the position of superintendent of the Rialto Unified School District. The district is looking to replace Harold Cebrun, who stepped down as the district’s top administrator one year ago this month, according to a report in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin. For the past year, …

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Report blasts teachers’ low pay

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The union that represents teachers in the California State University system have issued a report criticizing administrators for allowing salaries to fall behind other education systems during the past 10 years. About half the faculty in the California State system are part-time employees, and the average faculty member earns $45,000 …

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Local college gets bad news

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San Bernardino Valley College has some work to do. First, President Gloria Fisher has been ordered back to school to improve some of her credentials by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, according to a report in The Press-Enterprise. Second, the commission has placed the school on warning …

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Federal grant to help get kids to college

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Junior high school students in the San Bernardino Unified School District are about to get a leg up on getting to college. Starting this fall, Cal State San Bernardino will begin the six-year GEAR-UP program, which will be paid for with a $14.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of …

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Teachers settle contract dispute

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Teachers in Hemet have reached a tentative contract agreement with their school district. The contract, which must be ratified by the Hemet Teachers Association, calls for an eight percent salary increase and puts a cap on class sizes, according to a report in The Press-Enterprise. The agreement, which was announced …

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