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FCMAT Releases Einstein Academy Audit Final Report

Acton Agua-Dulce Unified officials debate the merits of a second charter school petition from Einstein Academy. A county-requested Extraordinary Audit report released Tuesday cited alleged violations of the school’s charter petition, “significant deficiencies” with the schools’ internal controls and a lack of written accounting policies in Einstein Academy’s finances.

Click here for a link to the report. A county-requested Extraordinary Audit final report released Tuesday alleged violations in Einstein Academy’s charter school petitions, “significant deficiencies” with the schools’ internal controls and a lack of written accounting policies. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox.  Albert Einstein Academy for the Letters, Arts and Sciences operates ...

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COC 2015 Winter Session Expected To Be Largest Ever

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College of the Canyons officials are anticipating the upcoming 2015 winter session to be the largest winter session ever offered at COC, college officials announced Saturday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Nearly 10,000 students are expected to enroll in approximately 290 class sections, which begin in January. “The college’s winter session course ...

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Hart School District Spokeswoman To Leave For Santa Monica-Malibu

Hart district spokeswoman Gail Pinsker, left, and WiSH Foundation executive director Amy Daniels,, volunteer at a fundraising event for the Hart district

Hart district officials are going to be searching for a new spokesperson soon, with the announcement that Hart School District Spokeswoman Gail Pinsker is stepping down next month. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Pinsker, who’s been with the district about four years, is expected to take over as community and public relations ...

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Hart District Announces Jason d’Autremont As New Canyon High Principal

Hart District Announces Jason d'Autremont As News Canyon High Pr

Hart School District officials announced Jason d’Autremont as the new Canyon High School Principal at the Governing Board meeting Wednesday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. He will replace Mike Kuhlman, who was promoted to assistant superintendent of education services for the Hart School District effective Dec. 22. d’Autremont will start as Canyon ...

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Newhall School District Announces New Superintendent Hire

Paul A. Cordeiro, former assistant superintendent of instruction for the Newhall School District, is scheduled to start in February, officials said Monday.

Newhall School District officials announced the hiring of a familiar face Monday, ending their search to replace Superintendent Marc Winger, who’s retiring at the end of January. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Paul A. Cordeiro, former assistant superintendent of instruction for the Newhall School District, is scheduled to start in February, officials ...

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Einstein Academy Re-applies For AADUSD Charter

Acton Agua-Dulce Unified officials debate the merits of a second charter school petition from Einstein Academy. A county-requested Extraordinary Audit report released Tuesday cited alleged violations of the school’s charter petition, “significant deficiencies” with the schools’ internal controls and a lack of written accounting policies in Einstein Academy’s finances.

Einstein Academy officials Thursday sought a second charter school petition from Acton Agua Dulce Unified School District officials to replace the one a judge set aside due to a Newhall School District lawsuit. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. AADUSD officials gave both the Albert Einstein Academy for the Letters, Arts and Sciences, ...

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COC Board Of Trustees President Michele Jenkins Named To Another Term

Michele Jenkins was named Wednesday to a second consecutive term as president of College of the Canyons at COC’s regularly scheduled organizational meeting.

Michele Jenkins was named Wednesday to a second consecutive term as president of College of the Canyons Board of Trustees at COC’s regularly scheduled organizational meeting. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The vote was 4-1, with board member Joan MacGregor as the nay vote, according to the college’s website. The Santa Clarita Community ...

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UPDATE: Draft Report Of Einstein Academy Audit Notes Accounting Concerns

Einstein Academy officials are set to re-apply for a charter school approval from the Acton Agua Dulce Unified School District in December, according to AADUSD officials.

Ed. note: Edward Gika contacted KHTS AM-1220 on Thursday and said he had not received any money for biofeedback consulting. He provided one of two $500 invoices for Steven Kassel. FCMAT declined to comment Thursday. A draft of an Einstein Academy audit report cited missing board meeting minutes and “significant deficiencies” in financial controls, according to information obtained by KHTS AM-1220. Don’t ...

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COC Acts As Key Player in ‘Proyecta 100,000′ Exchange Program

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College of the Canyons International Services and Programs officials are participating in the “Proyecta 100,000” project proposed by the Mexican government, according to a press release. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The initiative, a cooperative of President Obama’s “100,000 Strong in the Americas” program, aims to send 100,000 Mexican students to the ...

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Sulphur Springs Names New Elementary Schools Superintendent

Superintendent Catherine Kawaguchi

Sulphur Springs Union School District board members have chosen a replacement for longtime Superintendent Bob Nolet, officials said Monday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Board members are expected to approve a contract for Catherine Kawaguchi in open session at the board’s next meeting Dec. 10. She’ll begin her new duties Jan. 5. ...

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