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Castaic Union Officials Seek Members For Oversight Committee

Castaic Union school officials are seeking applicants to serve on the district’s Measure QS Oversight Committee.

Castaic Union school officials are seeking applicants to serve on the district’s Measure QS Oversight Committee. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox.  The committee is charged with informing public about how Measure QS Bond proceeds are spent. More specifically, the committee: • Actively reviews and reports on bond expenditures • Advises the public ...

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Castaic Schools Brace Parents For Cuts To Schools, Services

Castaic Union parents gathered Thursday for the third of four community meetings by school district officials explaining how the relatively small K-8 found itself in such dire financial straits. From attendance programs to fast-food fundraisers to a financial plan, parents are already bringing and receiving answers to questions, but the message was clear: There are going to be more cuts, and they’re going to hurt.

Castaic Union parents gathered Thursday for the third of four community meetings by school district officials explaining how the relatively small K-8 found itself in such dire financial straits. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. From attendance programs to fast-food fundraisers to a financial plan, parents are already bringing and receiving answers to ...

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Castaic Schools Announce Layoffs, More Cuts To Come

Castaic Union school officials are seeking applicants to serve on the district’s Measure QS Oversight Committee.

Castaic Union school officials are hosting a series of meetings to discuss the K-8 school district’s money problems, officials said Monday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. “In an effort to be available to as many of our parents, staff and community members as possible, we have scheduled public, community meetings to discuss ...

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CORRECTION: CUSD To Address $4.1M Shortfall At Public Meetings

Castaic education officials know as well as anyone despite Proposition 30 taxing California residents a little bit more in order to fund schools, some smaller, less impoverished school districts actually are seeing less money.

Corrects date of the first special meeting as being held Tuesday, Feb. 3. The meeting is set to start with a presentation by a county-appointed fiscal-oversight adviser. One might notice the grass is growing a little longer at Castaic Union school sites. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. And next year, there will ...

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Castaic Middle School Recognized By State Superintendent

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Seven high-performing middle schools in the state of California were designated as model middle grade schools for the 2014-2014 Schools to Watch by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Also, the continued progress of 15 previously designated middle schools “will allow them to retain their designation,” ...

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Castaic Teacher Recovering From Illness To Get Help From Co-Workers

Castaic Teacher Recovering From Illness To Get Help From Co-Workers

A Castaic Middle School teacher is receiving a lesson in paying it forward while recovering from a kidney transplant, grateful for the support of family members, and his “second family,” he said Thursday. The latter is how Ro Osano, 54, identifies with his co-workers at the Castaic Union School District. Osano also loves his job teaching in the 2,565-student, kindergarten-to-eighth-grade school district, clearly, and since he was diagnosed with kidney failure about two and a half years ago, both families have really come through for him, he said.

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Castaic School District To Look At Elections, Lawsuit, Budget Tonight

Castaic School District To Look At Elections, Lawsuit, Budget Tonight

The Castaic Union School District is looking at a pair of separate legal actions at a special board meeting Monday night, district officials said. A lawsuit against another school district and the potential for changing the election of the governing board are two items of discussion on the agenda. The meeting was called to formally approve the district’s Local Control Accountability Plan, a state-mandated spending plan the school district reviewed at a public hearing on Thursday. The district will also be adopting a general fund budget of $21.5 million.

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