Stockton Unified School District

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Women Recognized for their Courage, Leadership and Strength: The Adelita Awards

2012 Adelita’s by Tex- Mex Photo

(bw) STOCKTON, CA — “These women are courageous, have perseverance, and lots of strength,” said Connie Martinez, co-chair of the Adelita  Awards at the Mexican Heritage Center and Gallery while explaining that they selected women who are not necessarily in the spotlight.  “There are a lot of women that do not have the opportunity to have a university degree; but they work really hard throughout their lives.” Continue reading

Stockton Cinco de Mayo Parade 2012 Gears Up


San Joaquin County — The Coalition of Mexican-American Organizations (known for its acronym in Spanish COMA) announced that the 2012 Cinco de Mayo Parade will be held May 6th at 11:00 a.m. at Stockton’s downtown. Continue reading

Dr. Sylvia Ulmer recognized at Susan B. Anthony Awards

By Mayra Barrios

The 2012 Susan B. Anthony awards recognized the talent and dedication of ten women in San Joaquin County in a ceremony held at the Stockton Golf and Country Club on Thursday February, 16.

The San Joaquin County Commission on the Status of Women created the Susan B. Anthony Women Awards 36 years ago to honor women’s achievements.

Dr. Silvia Ulmer,Director of Elementary Education at Stockton Unified School District.

Among the recipients of the 2012 award is Dr. Sylvia Ulmer, Director of Elementary Education at Stockton Unified School District (SUSD).  Born in El Salvador, Ulmer came to the United State at the age16 years old and worked alongside her family, harvesting the crops of the region. Continue reading

New School Year New Bell Schedule for Stockton Unified School District Students

Stockton Unified School District Logo

Image via Wikipedia | MayraBarrios

Tuesday July 26, 2011 -The first day of school offers thirteen year old Fabian Gonzales new experiences. His first week as an Eighth grader at Montezuma Elementary School, comes with a new teacher, new friends, new homework assignments and a new bell schedule that allows him to seep longer.

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Carl Toliver: between fiscal balance and academic performace

When Carl Toliver was called back to lead Stockton Unified School District (SUSD) last year as he faced more than one large and looming problem after another. A diminishing administration battered by politics and ineffective leadership, distrustful labor unions working under the constant fear of layoffs, continually reducing budgets, and stubbornly low student academic performance. Continue reading

Varela SUSD president until December

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

According to some odd rules, Stockton Unified School District (SUSD) Trustee David Varela will not only complete departing Board President Colleen Boardman’s term, but also will serve as his own vice-president. Continue reading

Saturday opens forum on SUSD future

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

The Stockton Unified School District (SUSD) Community Partnership Advisory is seeking community input to ensure a bright future for SUSD students and families. Continue reading

SUSD’s Morales served recall papers

Rev. Bob Hailey serves SUSD trustee Jose Morales with the Notice of Intent to recall on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

During the Tuesday, February 22, 2011 Stockton Unified School District (SUSD) Board meeting —and in a greatly expected move— trustee Jose Morales was presented with a Notice of Intention to recall him from his post —the third he receives in 27 months. Continue reading

SUSD Board: Jimenez to replace Boardman

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

Nearly 27 months after losing his bid to represent the Stockton Unified School District (SUSD) Trustee Area 4, Angel Jimenez will sit at the dais anyway. Continue reading

Boardman replacement, a new worry for SUSD

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

The delicate and often-controversial balance of power at the Stockton Unified School District (SUSD) Board may be, once again, up for change. Continue reading

Card charges shake Morales

Trustee’s questionable use of SUSD card stir his critics, fellow boardmembers
Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly
Stockton Unified School District (SUSD) Trustee Jose Morales has survived an election ballot recount and two recall-attempts in his 26-month tenure, but his demise may not come from outsiders, but from within. Continue reading

Nightingale School presents Charter proposal

Stockton. CA / Bilingual Weekly

After a brief detour that saw a future of gender-divided classrooms, Nightingale Elementary School is back its normal —and coed— Charter course. Continue reading

SUSD braces for the worst

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

California Governor Jerry Brown’s recently announced Budget Proposal corroborated that Stockton Unified School District will be facing a $25 million budget shortfall for the 2011-12 fiscal year. Continue reading

Obama: DREAM is a good investment

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

President Obama’s State of the Union’s challenge to Congress to pass immigration reform legislation this year with a bipartisan approach made ripples among Latino communities throughout the country, but none as when he described his support for —without naming it— the DREAM Act. Continue reading

SUSD: New trustees, new balance, same deficit

Sara Cazares (photo Sandi Castañon-Ramirez)

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly
Newly elected Stockton Unified School District trustees Sara Cazares and David Varela were sworn in this Tuesday, December 14, 2010, changing the delicate balance of influences for a second time this year. Continue reading

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