Education

Once used to integrate schools, magnets may be creating divisions in Vista

Once used to integrate schools, magnets may be creating divisions in Vista

In the Vista Unified School District, a civil rights era tool often used to improve diversity in schools appears to be creating new divisions along racial and ethnic lines. An analysis by KPBS and inewsource of state and federal data suggests the area’s white, more affluent families are disproportionately benefitting from a district push to have parents choose where they ... Read More »

Ex-San Ysidro superintendents received hefty payouts for vacation and leave days

Ex-San Ysidro superintendents received hefty payouts for vacation and leave days

Two former top administrators in the San Ysidro School District cashed out nearly $178,000 in vacation and leave days during the approximately two years they worked there, according to payroll records obtained by inewsource. The amount of vacation days appears to be far more than either could have earned under their contracts. Questions about district payments to Superintendent Julio Fonseca ... Read More »