Scholarship Nights

Learn from the San Diego Foundation and CalSOAP how to apply for and receive college scholarships!

November 10: A Little Piece of Light by Donna Hylton

Random Family meets Orange Is the New Black in A Little Piece of Light, a memoir of survival, redemption, hope, and sisterhood from a bold new voice on the front lines of the criminal justice reform movement.

CA First State to Require Ethnic Studies

California becomes first state to require ethnic studies in high school Credit: Allison Shelley for American Education Credit: Allison Shelley for American Education Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation Friday making California the first state to require all students to complete a semester-long course in ethnic studies to earn a high school diploma.

Call for Action at Valhalla High School

September 30, 2021 Re: NAACP SAN DIEGO BRANCH CALLS FOR ACTION AT VALHALLA HIGH SCHOOL NAACP San Diego Branch remains deeply concerned about the incident at Valhalla High School in which a campus supervisor used excessive force during an altercation between two students.  Our original concern expressed on September 3 becomes even stronger with the […]

SD Unified Reports Black Kids to Cops Twice as Often

San Diego schools report kids to police at disproportionate rates This story was produced as part of a collaboration with the Center for Public Integrity and USA TODAY. Joshua Zavala stood at 5-foot-2 and weighed under 100 pounds when he first felt handcuffs around his wrists.

Job Notice: Cajon Valley Union School District hiring 18 School Counselors

Approximately 18 School Counselors will be hired to work as part of the GLO (Great Learning Opportunities) Team for the 2021/2022 school year. The GLO team will provide Social and Emotional Learning instruction to students in Transitional Kindergarten through Grade 8 while the classroom teachers are released for collaboration and/or professional development.

SDCOE Equity Conference 2022, Jan 20-21

Join hundreds of educators, parents, students, policymakers, advocates, and community members to advance educational equity for California’s students at the 2022 Equity Conference on Jan. 20 and 21. The Equity Conference will be an opportunity to grow and learn as we work to make our campuses safe spaces for all students, staff members, and families, […]