WCCUSD School Bond Tax Rates Compared to Local School Districts (2014 Edition)

Two years ago, be­fore the pas­sage of the mea­sure E (2012) bond, I posted twice com­paring the school bond prop­erty tax rate in the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) to other dis­tricts in Contra Costa County and then to dis­tricts in northern Alameda County. Measure E (2012) passed. … » READ THE REST

BlackBoard Exercises for March 22nd

A new com­mu­nity or­ga­ni­za­tion ze­roed in on the aca­d­emic achieve­ment of African-​American stu­dents in the West Contra Costa Unified School District has started up. What’s promising about this group is that the lead is being taken by someone else be­sides the usual players, school of­fi­cials and pro­fes­sional ad­vo­cacy groups. Of … » READ THE REST