Tag Archives: Contra Costa County Board of Education

Alleged violation sets date for charter revocation hearing

The school board initiated a charter revocation process for John Henry High School last week. Board President Valerie Cuevas advocated for the revocation after the alleged mandatory reporting violations were brought to the attention of...

School board candidates discuss charters, nutrition and safety at forum

The moderator asked questions about charter schools, nutritious lunches, school safety and educational inclusion at a forum Tuesday.  

Pro-charter school PACs flood West Contra Costa school board elections with spending

Political Action Committees (PACs) advocating for charter schools have spent more than $350,000 to date in the West Contra Costa County school board race, prompting protests from parents concerned that charter schools siphon funding away...

County board votes to approve new Summit charter school

Earlier this year, the West Contra Costa Unified School District denied the application of Summit Public Schools to open a new charter school in the district. The Contra Costa County School Board has now overruled...