education

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  Dec 29, 2023

Year in review: How the Vallejo police union won in 2023

Vallejo also struggled to contend with homelessness and declining attendance in schools....

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  Dec 04, 2023

Vallejo schools superintendent to retire in June

William Spalding will retire effective June 30, 2024, after nearly four years....

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  Dec 01, 2023

First-ever Miss Vallejo to work for access for disabled people

Sydney Allen says she was inspired by the activism of her father....

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  Nov 03, 2023

Elite charter schools to recoup $1.16M in settlement with Vallejo school district

Elite Public Schools sued the district in March 2022 alleging that the district incorrectly calculated Elite’s portion of facilities costs....

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  Oct 04, 2023

Vallejo school district settles lawsuit over the death of special needs student for $5M

The lawsuit alleges that 17-year-old Kevon DeLeon wandered away unnoticed by school staff....

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  Sep 07, 2023

Vallejo school district rolls out three-year plan to improve low attendance

Chronic absenteeism rates around 50% could translate to millions of dollars in lost funding for the district....

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  Aug 24, 2023

School board finds Vallejo charter network fixed issues that threatened status

The vote ended a compliance agreement for Griffin Technology Academies....

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  Jun 30, 2023

New Vallejo youth center vandalized with racial slur

The glass doors and surrounding facade were coated with thick beige and red paint. Old tires, a mattress and other garbage were piled in front of the door....

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  May 24, 2023

Change in state law reveals decades-old allegation of sexual abuse by Vallejo high school wrestling coach

A woman is suing the Vallejo City Unified School District, alleging the district failed to investigate, report, or prevent abuse....

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  Apr 20, 2023

Vallejo’s Loma Vista Farm to hold spring open house

Visit a country farm without leaving the city....

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  Apr 14, 2023

Amy Hirsh appears to win special Benicia school board election

Hirsh has received 643 votes, or 57.82% of the total votes counted as of Thursday....

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  Mar 30, 2023

Rhonda Renfro of Club Stride is shaping the future by empowering Vallejo’s youth

Renfro is the CEO and founder of Club Stride Inc., which has a mission to reduce structural, racial and health inequities by cultivating youth-led civic action....

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