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Graduation Days for Trustees

Outgoing school board members reflect on success and challenges. Read story.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

School Board Approves Cash's Strategic Plan

In the last meeting for trustees Susan Christol Deacon and Annette Cordero, the Santa Barbara school board approved Superintendent David Cash’s Strategic Plan. Read story.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

School Board Meetings Now in Spanish

School board meetings will all be translated into Spanish, Superintendent David Cash announced at the last one. Read story.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

School Board Candidates Debate Finances

Taxpayers Association endorses parcel tax measures. Read story.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Reform Candidate Joins School Board Race

Lou Segal wants merit pay, more quantitative teacher evaluations, and abolishment of tenure. Read story.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Gayle Eidelson: Parent Power

She's bidding for spot on the Santa Barbara School Board. Read story.

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Pedro Paz: Ahead of the Curve

Appears well positioned for the Santa Barbara School Board race. Read story.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Two School Board Members Call it Quits

Two sitting Santa Barbara School Board members have decided to call it quits. Read story.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Discipline Policy Reboot

S.B. schools move toward restorative justice program. Read story.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Dire Straits and High Hopes

School Board looks to save $8 million with unpaid furloughs. Read story.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Merging for Money

The School Board Votes to combine elementary and secondary districts. Read story.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Good Budget News for S. B. School Board

The Santa Barbara School Board got some great budget news this week. Read story.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Superintendent Sarvis Announces Retirement

Santa Barbara School District Superintendent Brian Sarvis formally announced his upcoming retirement at the school board meeting this week. Read story.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

New Candidates Vie for School Board Seats

In other Santa Barbara School Board news, with incumbent Kate Parker already announcing that she will seek reelection for a second term on the board and Bob Noël giving word that he will not, Santa Barbara-based former construction company executive Loren Mason officially threw his hat in the ring this week for one of the two seats up for grabs. Read story.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Noel Not Seeking Reelection

After serving three consecutive terms on the Santa Barbara School Board, trustee Bob Noël announced this week that he will not be seeking reelection to the post this November. Read story.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Regina Carter

"Southern Comfort" marks a transition from the exploration of her ... Read More