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Seven LBUSD high schools recognized as among best in US

June 18, 2010

Filed under Education, News

Breaking its own record, the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) now boasts an all-time high of seven schools on Newsweek magazine's annual listing of America's top high schools. In the just-released rankings, the national...

LBUSD, TALB reach tentative agreement on furlough days, contract changes

May 14, 2010

Filed under News

The Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) and the Teachers Association of Long Beach (TALB) have reached a tentative contract agreement that includes five unpaid furlough days next school year, along with other contract changes,...

LBUSD-backed flexibility bill makes its way to Senate Appropriations Committee

April 30, 2010

Filed under News, Politics

The funding flexibility bill (SB 1396), which was sponsored by Long Beach Unified School District and introduced by Sen. Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach), cleared the Senate Education Committee last week on a 7—0 vote with bipartisan...

Three LB sites honored as California Distinguished Schools

April 23, 2010

Filed under Education, News

Three elementary schools in the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) are among those selected as 2010 California Distinguished Schools. Last Monday, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell announced the...

District 1 school board candidates condemn state cuts, disagree on local issues

March 19, 2010

Filed under Education, News

By Jennifer E. Beaver Staff Writer Rivals for a seat on the Long Beach School Board were united in their condemnation of Sacramento but divided in their approach to educational solutions during a debate March 3 at Hughes Midd...

Fewer teachers & programs, larger classes loom in wake of Measure T’s defeat

November 13, 2009

Filed under Education, News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Parents of children who attend public schools in the Long Beach area can expect to see fewer teachers and programs as a result of an ongoing budget crisis. Last week (November 3) voters in Lon...

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