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New School Discipline Program Has Fans and Results, But Few Participating Schools

Hoover High, one of the few schools with a restorative justice program, reduced the amount of student suspensions from 321 in 2013-2014 to only 58 the next school year. | Photo Credit: Dustin Michelson, Voice of San Diego By Rachel Evans … Continue reading

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What’s Behind the Lopsided Enrollment Numbers at Hoover High’s Tech Academy

By Rachel Evans At Hoover High School’s Academy of Information Technology, students learn an array of technical skills from website design and coding to software and systems development. Ellen Towers, a teacher who left a career at General Motors, launched … Continue reading

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Hoover Builds On School Discipline Reform With Wellness Center

By Megan Burks Last year Hoover High School teachers cut suspensions by 80 percent after being trained to recognize and address trauma in their students. Hoover is building on that success by establishing a wellness center. It will offer traditional … Continue reading

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Hoover High’s Cardinal Camp Helps Jump-Start School For Freshmen

Every year San Diego Unified’s Hoover High welcomes new freshmen. This year there are more than 600 incoming ninth graders. For the past eight years Hoover has run a special summer day camp, called Cardinal Camp. It helps give some … Continue reading

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Restorative Justice Changing the Culture at Hoover, Crawford

By David Ogul Something had to be done. According to a study by a team of Harvard University researchers, the San Diego Unified School District’s policies on discipline were not only flawed, but also unfair. Students of color were suspended … Continue reading

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Many Parents Avoiding City Heights Schools

Words of encouragement are pinned up across Mann’s campus and throughout its classrooms. By Scott Lewis San Diego Unified School District’s trustees are having a workshop Tuesday to discuss why some schools are having trouble persuading the neighbors around them to … Continue reading

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School Discipline Changes Yield Big Drop in Expulsions

By Megan Burks Expulsions at San Diego Unified schools are down nearly 60 percent. This time last year, school administrators had heard nearly 400 expulsion cases and handed down 134 of them. Students are recommended for expulsions and get a … Continue reading

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Aprendiendo Códigos Informáticos

El estudiante de la Preparatoria Hoover, José Cruz Morales y docenas de jóvenes más participaron recientemente en un programa que revela el misterio de los códigos informáticos.| Photo Por KPBS Por Matthew Bowler José Cruz Morales, estudiante de la Preparatoria … Continue reading

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Consejera de La Preparatoria Hoover Lleva Su Pasión a La Casa Blanca

Tawnya Pringle, consejera de la Preparatoria Hoover, será homenajeada en la Casa Blanca el 29 de enero como una de las cinco mejores consejeras del país. | Photo Courtesy de Distrito Escolar Unificado de San Diego. By David Ogul Tawnya … Continue reading

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Hoover High Counselor to Be Honored By the White House

Hoover High School counselor Tawnya Pringle will be honored at the White House on Jan. 29 as one of the top five school counselors in the country. | Photo Courtesy of San Diego Unified School District By David Ogul Hoover … Continue reading

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