Tag Archives: West Contra Cost Unified School District

West Contra Costa Unified School district holds wednesday night school board meeting discussing funds, student recognition, and charter schools. (Photo by Candese Charles)

School board recognizes Richmond High School soccer, discusses charters schools and bond money

The West Contra Costa Unified School District’s school board meeting Wednesday night included discussion of the need to find a home for Caliber Beta charter schools, updates on the district’s bond program, and recognizing the Richmond...
Caliber Beta Academy parents, students and supporters filled up the room at Wednesday's school board meeting with posters. (Photo by Zainab Khan)

In first School Board meeting since election, clashes over spending

Parents and students lined up one by one at the podium during West Contra Costa Unified School District’s Board of Education meeting Wednesday night to voice their concerns about the Board’s spending decisions.
Kidpower manager Erika Leonard and mother Stephanie Sequeira practice bulling prevention techniques at the Parent as Partners workshop organized by the West Contra Cost Unified School District.

School district provides tools to build a bully-resistant child

In this video, Julia Marshall follows Stephanie Sequeira as she discovers that her daughter, Jackie, is being bullied. Bullying is different than normal conflict, and it’s not “kids just being kids.” According to Kidpower, a...