Tag Archive for Santa Ana Unified School District

Not much of a Race To The Top for Orange County schools.

The Orange County Register reports that Most O.C. districts say no to Race To The Top Reforms. As few as nine Orange County school districts have committed to implement sweeping reforms championed under President Obama’s federal Race to the Top grant program for schools, leaving up to 19 ineligible to receive the potentially millions of federal stimulus dollars that California is seeking.

Senator Lou Correa to Promote Teen Driver Safety

SANTA ANA, CA – California State Senator Lou Correa is partnering with the California Highway Patrol (CHP), Santa Ana Police Department (SAPD) and Police Services of the Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD) to present an October 20 student assembly at Godinez Fundamental High School in Santa Ana in observance of National Teen Driver Safety…

2008 SAUSD Election: An Analysis Part 1

2008 was the first time there was an open seat on the school board, where at least one incumbent was not seeking re-election since 1998. Longtime board member and comic relief Rosemarie Avila was finally retiring to take on Loretta Sanchez in a quixotic run for Congress. Immediately, people began speculating, who will be “the…

Same Old Song At SAUSD

    Last year when the citizens of the SAUSD were sold Measure G, they were told that this would not be the boondoggle that Measure C was. They were told that this time the money would be responsibly spent. They said they had to do this now because there was matching funds from the…

Solar: Innovative Way To Save Schools Money

The OC Register’s Fermin Leal reported yesterday on the Santa Ana Unified School District’s effort to assist in the battle against global warming and rising energy costs. Santa Ana school adding solar power system Saddleback High may soon produce up to 70 percent of the electricity it needs. SANTA ANA – Saddleback High School will…