Schools

Suspect identified in school shooting threat

ESCONDIDO — The Escondido Police Department, with help from the FBI, have identified the author of the online violent threats made against Charter High School in Escondido in mid-January.

California Focus: New vaccination form eases way for falso myths

For almost two months, parents of California public school pupils have been able to claim with no proof that their religion precludes getting their children vaccinated against once dreaded and disabling diseases like polio, rubella, mumps, pertussis and smallpox.

Festivals, schools awarded city art grants

CARLSBAD — Eighteen different nonprofits and schools were awarded a combined $25,000 for classroom instruments, youth theater productions, and art festivals from Carlsbad’s annual Community Arts Grants.

Kirk Effinger: It’s how leaders react

A conversation I had with Escondido City Councilman Ed Gallo regarding the public perception toward that city’s school districts left me thinking about how cities get the way they get.

Waiver would excuse school district from state penalties over class sizes

Waiver would excuse school district from state penalties over class sizes

CARLSBAD — A waiver brought forth during the Carlsbad Unified School District (CUSD) Board’s April 17 meeting sparked teacher and parent frustration over class sizes that surpass the state’s maximum student to teacher ratios. 

Going paperless: Studies look into the effectiveness of learning with iPads in Encinitas’ school district

Going paperless: Studies look into the effectiveness of learning with iPads in Encinitas’ school district

ENCINITAS — In Lindsay Duncan’s class at El Camino Creek, one fourth grade student looked up the definition of “blubber.” One girl found a suitable picture of a whale and attached it to her presentation about marine life.

Proud to be a parent in school district

In response to your recent story regarding the lawsuit filed over the Encinitas’ school district yoga program, I am a parent in the EUSD and my daughter is in first grade at Capri.

EUSD sued over yoga program

EUSD sued over yoga program

ENCINITAS — Lawyers are bent out of shape about a yoga program at the Encinitas Union School District (EUSD).

Local politicians share a love of reading

Local politicians share a love of reading

SOLANA BEACH — County Supervisor Dave Roberts and Solana Beach City Councilwoman Lesa Heebner read to elementary school students at Solana Vista on Feb. 14 as part of the Rolling Readers USA Share Your Love of Reading program.

U.S. Border Patrol agents intercept stolen computers from Del Mar

U.S. Border Patrol agents intercept stolen computers from Del Mar

TEMECULA — U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Interstate 15 checkpoint arrested three men on the morning of Jan. 30 who were in possession of a projector and 30 stolen computers.